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    I Guess I’m Rich Now…

    Not really.  But, I’m quite proud to say that I’ve made my first ever bit of money from blogging.  A whole £2.16. Before I set up my own website, I’d done a lot of reading and was more than prepared to not see any financial reward whatsoever for at least twelve months.  Bloggers would then start to see some return for their hard-work.  I read another post only a few days ago where someone had earned 39p after eighteen months. I was therefore quite surprised to check my ad-sense account to see something there.  It’s obviously not a lot of money by any stretch of the imagination but maybe this…

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    Four Weeks in a Campervan

    As most of you will already know, Emma and I moved into our small campervan permanently on New Year’s Day. We both agree it’s the easiest way to explore Australia but, for me at least, there’s something more to it. If you’ve been on Instagram this last hour, you’ve probably seen a million and one posts promoting #vanlife with those picture perfect scenes. A loved-up couple, bokeh-ed fairylights, mountains and a sunset. It seems every man and his dog are selling their belongings in search of a lifestyle that may or may not exist. For me, those pictures were the icing on the cake. How could you say no to…

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    Vanlife – Week 4

    Thanks to everyone who has been reading these posts and keeping up to date with our travels.  I’ve even had a few people asking when the next update is coming.  I hope everyone enjoys the photos as much as I do and, hopefully, I’ll have some good news relating to photography in the next week or so. Last week ended with us travelling down to Cowra and setting up camp in the showground.  It was run by John, a 70+ former professional bull rider, who was incredibly friendly.  He owns the cattle farm next door and is hoping to retire soon so he can travel Australia in his caravan.  The…