A Very Mechanical Journey

Moments … hindsight can be a wonderful thing, allowing reflection on past events, seeing patterns perhaps but in this case to identify a moment in time that changed my mindset in a fairly major way. There are also moments when a shift happens or when an epiphany is reached; moments of wonder, excitement and realisation. As I say moments … … Read More

Photos of Nova Scotia, So Far – The Glitter!

Despite the mechanical issues, we have managed to see some gorgeous places (and lots of industrial parks!). Two weekends, when the garage was closed, we headed off for short jaunts along the coast for a few days. Plus we had one majorly false start – “Woohoo, we’re finally off!” we thought. Oh, how wrong we were. Cue massive gearbox leak … Read More

The Reality of Making a Dream Happen

Wishing. Wanting. Hoping. Dreaming.  I’ve been practicing these ever since I was a kid. Daydreaming is fun. It’s part of my makeup. It brings me hope and excitement on cold rainy days. On the other hand, making dreams happen (especially on a budget) is bloody hard work!  Every time we attempt it, I seem to handily forget this point. This … Read More