Donkey Van Live Sessions, Anyone?!

Our talented friend, Lisette Lowe (only nineteen years old), played the first ever live performance in our Donkey van conversion (somewhere in Maastricht, Holland)….

Building the Van Floor

I am converting an old van (The Donkey) – taking an unloved work vehicle, I am creating a home on wheels, a magical palace of dreams…

Cleaning the Beast

The first thing I had to do with this van conversion was to clean then van – thoroughly. After being a working van for nearly…

Meet My Donkey

I am converting a van to a camper van. And I now have a van to work on. Meet ‘The Donkey’, affectionately named because…

Know When to Give Up

There will always be times of great strife on every journey. These are the times when you think, ‘Why am I doing this?‘ At that point,…

Australia, Shall We Start Over?

After nine turbulent months,* I departed Australia with glee, delighting in two weeks in Indonesia and two weeks in England where I was able…

Farewell, Darwin

For more than three months, Darwin was my home. I lived on Esplanade, one street over from the hub of the city, and worked on…

This Water Will Not Kill You

Every time I wanted to go swimming in Darwin (Australia), I had to remind myself that the seas were home to sharks, jellyfish, sea…

Jumping Crocodiles

Since arriving in Darwin, I have become aware of the incredible power of crocodiles and that they truly must be the most fearsome beasts…

What is Paradise?

“Another perfect day in paradise,” was the reply I got to a simple how are you. I couldn’t help but look around me. The…