July, 2011 Archive

VolksPower 2011 Redcar

We’ve just returned from a great day out at VolksPower in Redcar. Its been a lovely hot and sunny day and a great chance to get out in one of the campervans. Its been a challenging weekend for me too as I’ve been behind the wheel of Mollie the Samba. Since we now have Bob and Mollie I need to be able to drive one of them so we can get them both to shows, and I actually drove all the way back from Redcar this afternoon – so that’s mission accomplished. When I first drove the van yesterday it was pretty scary and took me a while to be confident with the gear changes, stops and starts and generally driving it, but its now really good fun and pretty easy to handle.

Here are a few pics from today…

Mollie in the Show and Shine
mollie 2

A totally cool stacked Beetle
stacked beetle

The show winning bus, very deserved too
winning bus

Redcar beach, which is the best fossil beach in the North 🙂
redcar beach 2
redcar beach

My great fossil find

Bronco Plex Kitchen

So work has carried on this week at the Bronco Plex but there isn’t anything major to show you as its been mainly more electrics and air con fitting going on.

We have made a start though on the new bigger kitchen and here are a few pics on how it was originally

kitchen 1

and how it is at the moment, with quite a way to go.

kitchen 2

We’re turning the sink around 90 degrees to make better use of the space, but its a bit of a pain as there is a water heater installed there too. We’re also making the kitchen area much bigger with the introduction of more cupboards and longer worktops. We are having the doors and side panels for the cupboards made to order from Lark and Larks as they were one of the only places that sold the right blue for the doors and made it easy to get a sample sent.

We are also getting a big drinks fridge from Husky which will serve as a general fridge for water, milk and pop but also to have a good stock of beer for after work. The fridge will be in the kitchen area but will be facing outwards for easy access.

Next week will be a busy week as the kitchen installation continues, we get cracking with the painting, and then the carpet arrives on Friday. Once the carpet is in we can start getting the rest of the fitments in as it all starts to take shape.