Vlog 45: A Tap on the Head

The tap that came with the sink unit in the campervan turns out to be rubbish as the pipe junction from the supply tank is just held in with fresh air and hope – in other words, not held in at all, so recently it began spraying water all around the tank area instead of sending it up to the sink. Thus I bought a new tap and fitted that, as shown in this video.

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Vlog 44: Wet ‘n’ Wild

I went for a one-night campervan trip to Billing Aquadrome in the Northamptonshire countryside, meeting up with another van enthusiast as well, whose video is linked below. There I tried out my new pop-up shower tent, with water coming from a collapsible bucket via a battery-operated pump. Did it work? Watch and find out.

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Vlog 42: Sun, Sea … and Sand

After a few days in a hotel in Auckland I picked up my tiny one-person campervan and headed north. I had watched lots of YouTube videos about places to visit and drawn up a long list. This was going to involve lots of driving. In this episode I see a big tree, slide down some sand dunes, and take a ferry trip.

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Vlog 39: Tranquility Base

I mentioned in a recent video that I was going to test whether the new “acoustic ducting” from Propex would really reduce noise levels of the HS2000 propane (LPG) heater in the van, plus I wanted to point my infra-red temperature sensor at the exhaust pipework to see how hot it really gets as it wends its way from the heater to the outside of the van, so in this video I do both those things.

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Vlog 38: Kind of a big Deal

On December 29th, some wonderful friends I used to work in Kent with decided to have a catch-up and meal at a local pub, and I was invited along too. I went down in the campervan and stayed overnight on the road overlooking the sea. Before I left in the morning, I went for a quick tour of the seafront. This is the video of that trip (obviously)

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Vlog 36: Back in the High Life Again

After many months with the campervan in secure storage while I went cruising around the canals on my narrowboat (for which, see www.cruisingthecut.co.uk), I am now moored for winter and that means I can go and get the van again and begin my plans for what to do with it and where to go over winter.

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