What do you get when you combine an old school bus, a woman with no previous building experience or mechanical knowledge, and a very independent, headstrong rescue pup with no prior training?

A recipe for disaster?  Or a fabulous fun-filled adventure?

This is the story of my dream to live full time on the road and the journey to make it happen.

I wanted to start this blog as a record of that journey.

An honest record. The downs as well as the ups. The failures as well as the successes.

If you’re looking for a website full of instagram-worthy drone shots, bikini-clad girls in #vanlife poses or superbly-produced cinematic videos with epic soundtracks then you’re in the wrong place.

But if you are curious to know whether a single chick in her forties, with bugger all knowledge of how diesel engines work (or any engines for that matter!) and no building experience whatsoever, can successfully turn an old bus into a comfortable home and live happily on the road while still making a living as an artist,

then stick around and we’ll find out together!

The Girl

The Dog

The Bus

Recent Posts

Installing the Fridge

Installing the Fridge

I bought this fridge when I had my first bus but I love it so much I was determined to get it in the coaster. I pretty much designed my layout to be able to fit this fridge in, and be able to take it out if I need to.It's an LG 310L fridge with a massive freezer,...

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2022 Recap

2022 Recap

Merry Christmas to all our wonderful followers and fellow bus converters from Pepper and me! Here is a little recap of the progress I made on my bus this year. Can't wait to share more of our journey in 2023!

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Cab area Storage Cabinet

Cab area Storage Cabinet

My latest project in the bus was to build a storage cabinet behind the driver seat which will most likely be my wardrobe. Large plastic tubs on shelves inside because I couldn't be arsed building drawers and these don't weigh as much. I was going to have some built in...

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