Bright and airy upstairs

Ive been back in Baku for 3 weeks and a little bit, finally, photos of progress. My lovely family and friends don’t realise how hard they are working and therefore how much the bus is progressing each week. Here are photos from upstairs. It looks amazing, so happy I’m going to be the first personContinue reading “Bright and airy upstairs”

From little Acorns might Oaks are Born

For me the exciting part is beginning, the internal design and creation of sills, shelving, trim and counter tops. Many pieces of paper, pencil chewing, head scratching and measuring tape. Steve is happy with the calculations and is chalking details onto each slice of Oak. A huge jigsaw puzzle trying to find the most efficientContinue reading “From little Acorns might Oaks are Born”

Week 4 Overview

Lots on the go, nothing finished Another busy week, It’s great to look back at each week’s overview and be able to see so much progress. This week has included discussions with an upholsterer, a timber yard owner and I called a plumber! Chris the sparky has come for another look, Bob the Bus hasContinue reading “Week 4 Overview”

Plastic free July

Little chance I have just received an order from Midland Chandlers, great 12 volt and narrow boat fixtures and materials. But, it arrived in 3 really huge boxes of air filled plastic pouches. 4 lamps, 2 bits of fire board and 2m squared of landfill plastic This would be very useful for anyone moving orContinue reading “Plastic free July”

Painting the Outside of Walter

Wind, Rain, Storms!¬† A fantastic day to make an i-movie¬† about the painting of Walter so far and share it with you.¬† Just thought I’d share a stormy photo first. Gorgeous huh? The light, the clouds, shade, wind, the smell of the sea and of lighteningand fish and chips as I near the quay. ¬†Continue reading “Painting the Outside of Walter”

Electrics, Solar 12v and 240 volt

As far as possible I wish to provide my own electrical power.¬† Due to being based in the UK, it will not be possible to run everything all year round from solar panels, but, I’m going to have a real good try. Chris is an expert in Solar.¬† ¬† energy and I have stolen himContinue reading “Electrics, Solar 12v and 240 volt”

Walter’s windows Part 2

Today we celebrate the amazing work of Bob and Steve, Screen Replacement and Repair services.¬† Coach and Commercial windscreen repair services¬†¬†based in Norwich Norfolk, they work on anything with wheels and a screen. As mentioned in Walter’s windows Part 1,¬† there are several jobs to be done.¬† Below are some of the highlights. 1) FullyContinue reading “Walter’s windows Part 2”

Walter’s Windows Part 1

Walter is not so old but, when it rains small leaks appear. The hopper type windows let in a slow but persistent trickle of water. A bus is also mostly windows on wheels 28 side windows, 2 front and 2 back windows 32¬† in total. When the temperature rises above 15 degrees C it beginsContinue reading “Walter’s Windows Part 1”