With a final flourish, my stepdad popped his clogs last week. We put our weekend of #adulting on hold and hot-footed it to Armpit to verify that it was actually true. After 27 years of not really getting on with … Continue reading
Just some ideas to make your camping trip easier. Don’t forget the Big Uborka Giveaway! A copy of The Camper Van Cookbook for the best tip left in comments by 14th August. Store food that doesn’t have to be kept … Continue reading
I learned to cook when I was at uni from a book called Cooking In A Bedsitter, which assumes you have few skills and little equipment. This is perfect training for cooking outside a tent on a single gas ring … Continue reading
This is my kitchen box and its contents.
Clan Uborka took up camping when Bernard was quite small, and have got it down to a fine art by now, assisted by many occasions where we have had to cope with copious rain and yet more copious rain. We … Continue reading
I’m going to York on Thursday, working there on Friday, and on Friday night Pete and Bernard will be driving up to join me for a weekend of waxwork-avoidance and perhaps some boating with the TDs. It’s the last full … Continue reading
I have read a lot of books over the summer, mostly while lying in a shady corner of the garden in France, but also while sheltering from the rain in Derbyshire. Here they all are:
Three chunks of my own personal side of the family made a rare attempt to spend leisure time together and sleep under the same roof for several nights in a row. This was achieved with surprisingly little grumpiness, despite much … Continue reading