Liberty the Great
Kitchen storage

Yesterday we celebrated midwinter Christmas. A collection of all kinds of comfort food and punch filled our table, accompanied by Bing Crosby Christmas songs. Hannah brought up the idea of everyone sharing...

Elliott and cranberries

Considering it’s autumn and we’re still not on the road, the kids are helping in picking berries for the winter. Leaves, berries, forest paths, turtles (?), bliss. Not that this has...

Easter sleepover

It’s Easter! And we’re still here.. Working around the clock though and feuern aus allen Rohren to get to the finish line; hence the lack of posts. I can assure you...

Office space!

No, this is not a tribute post to┬áCasablanca. (That would be weird.) We are still here As time goes by, we’re still in Hanmer working on the bus. I have a...

Behind bars

Making the bunk beds had something particularly gratifying about it. I know the kids will sleep in it for over a year, and they’ll probably grow to like every nuance of...

A bed

Last week we had our first night in the bus, woohoo! But no, not on the road, just still parked up here. The double bed was done a while ago, but...

This week we’re gearing up to put the kitchen and plumbing in. I’ve been hanging out for this since Len and Maree Earl (parents of another school friend, Emma) called to...

The second gratitude is for a person without whom this project simply wouldn’t be do-able: Hannah’s dad. He’s our go-to person for any building challenge, and he enables us to do...

We’ve got sparks! We’ve got a door, and then not. We’ve got a floor and a ceiling, and rivets! This post feels a bit like a trip down memory lane when...

I’m just reading a novel about a hundred year old person climbing out a window to escape into a more exciting life. Reminded me of our bus floor. The Rimu for...