Putting my best foot forward on National Barefoot Day!
Starting off right; getting out of bed on the right side; beginning with a bang; putting your best foot forward…
Every major project, event, business, etc. you want to get it off to a good start! You prepare, plan and hope that it goes well right from get go. But why only for the big stuff??
Fixing up a car twice your age is a really confusing process! I am constantly learning new things, and nodding to words that could mean “we are taking your un-mechanic ass for a ride”. So far our introduction into mini mechanics has been a whirl of information, but it is really an exciting process! Continue reading
Thats us! In the Paper!
With 2 and half months to go, our plans are starting to come together. Details are being smoothed over, maps poured over to make sure we have worked out our timeline.
We are planning our leave, checking up on vaccinations needed and when on earth will we fit them in! And the car, oh the car! Continue reading
All my life I have had this love affair with Classic Cars.
To me it was always such a romantic idea. You buy this old, stylish, beauty and start step-by-step fixing it up. You get to know the car inside and out, learning what makes it tick, what makes it stop ticking and of course how to look awesome while working on it. Continue reading
Ask anyone who knows me, and you would find out that I am actually a terrible driver (not a very good thing considering my life long dream of Driving up Africa).
My first car and I ended up in several awkward situations where the car came out looking worse for wear (read: I crashed it a lot). But who hands a young girl a powerful polo, and expects her not to get a little speed crazy?!
After a year of doubting we would ever be re-united, he is back in my (parents) driveway! I am so proud of him, he even started after sitting in a workshop for a year.
Gulliver has finally been returned to me!