Anyone growing up during the 80s and the 90s will have experienced the IT revolution and the computerisation of our lives. Everything became digital and, because prices for electronics was so cheap, our houses were full of computers, home theatres and other gadgets. These were usually connected with a myriad of wires which were unreliable, […]Read More
Catching up with Mick – our First Caravan
Three years ago, we sold our first caravan to a lovely couple from Newcastle and when Graeme and Jo came to pick up Mick, it was like we had known them for years. From memory, it took half a day and 3 bottles of wine before we said our farewells and waved our new found […]Read More
Farewell to Our Nissan Patrol
Well….last weekend we bid farewell to our noble steed. Edwin….our Nissan Patrol has gone to a new owner after 120,000 km and 11 years trouble free ownership. The Patrol has been utterly reliable from day one and it had done everything we’ve ever asked of it. It towed our camper trailer and it towed our […]Read More
No More Broken Trailer Wiring.
If someone asked me what my biggest bugbear is with caravanning, I wouldn’t hesitate to answer. Broken trailer light wiring….! ARGH…! They would easily be the biggest pain in my substantial rear end. On just about every trip we’ve done with either the camper or caravan, I’ve had to repair the wiring to the trailer […]Read More
Christmas Competition Time
Thanks to REDARC Australia, we have 2 REDARC Tow-Pro Elite Electric Brake Controllers to give away just in time for Christmas! REDARC’s range of Award Winning Electric Brake Controllers provide ultimate safety when towing, offering a smoother trailer braking response suitable for 12 or 24 volt vehicle systems. To enter, visit our facebook site (CLICK […]Read More
Are Caravans the Greatest Single Hazard on our Roads?
Well according to Paul Syvret of the Courier Mail we are. Who is Paul Syvret…? I have to admit that, up to about a week ago, I hadn’t heard of him. That was until I read his article about the menace that caravanners are on Australian roads and where he states that we are the […]Read More
Spreading the Word on Towing Safety
Ever since Acting Sargent Graeme Shenton ran the trailer weighing operation in Newmerella, Victoria, caravanners around the country have started to take a serious look at the weight of their rigs. Many have been left scratching their heads after discovering they are overweight, some by a very disturbing margin. Since then, Matt Sutton from Everything […]Read More