Monthly Archives: July 2013

Back tae Glasgae

Elapsed Travel Time: 00:14:34
Km Driven: 616.4
Petrol Used: 18.1 lhk (2.25 tanks)
Show Tunes Sung: still just Queen’s Greatest Hits and one chorus of the “Stupid Deaths” song
Fights: 0 – must try harder. …..
Caravan steps buggered – 1

Well that was actually our longest consecutive stay in Evil.  I’ll do a write up of our adventures when I get to a full keyboard!

Mr Happy Charger

So we bought an adaptor thingy that turns a cordless drill into a “stop knackering your back winding the corner legs” doodah.  £5 from The Caravan Shop, Gt. Western Rd.   Now all we need is a cordless drill!

There were quite a few in Homebase, ranging from cheap and cheerful to black and yellow and menacing.  The kind if thing Darth Vader would use to tighten his scrotum bolts.

Settled on a cheap one and was surprised when it came with Mr Happy Charger!  He really wants to keep your battery charged!

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Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off to Fife we go….

New addition to the caravanning arsenal – electric drill with adaptor so we don’t have to manually put the legs up and down.

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We dont need a caravan - we need an Ark!!

Luckily we just got Evil packed and hooked up before the torrential rain started.  New challenge for Grant – driving on a motorway with zero visibility in a flood with a caravan in tow!

Elapsed Travel Time: 00:10:22
Km Driven: 456.7
Petrol Used: 18.4 lhk (1.5 tanks so far)
Show Tunes Sung: several – Queen’s Greatest Hits….
Fights: 0 (so far)
Gadgets purchased – 2 (drill and drill adaptor)

Next stop, Woods Caravan Park which satnav thinks we’ll make in 30 mins….