Trailer Sway Control.

Lately it seems every week there is a new dash-cam video of a caravan coming to grief on the road, usually as a result of an uncontrollable sway or fish-tail incident. These videos get plastered all over social media and they attract hundreds of comments usually questioning the skill of the driver involved or the […]

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Why I Love Caravan Parks…!

I just know there are going to be a great many caravaners and campers out there who are going to be mortified by this, but I have to admit it, I really do love Caravan Parks. To pinch a line from Forest Gump, they are just like a box of chocolates. You never know what […]

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Make Better Use of your Webber Baby Q

Everywhere we have travelled we have seen many campers using a Webber BBQ, usually the Baby Q. It seems to be the perfect size for portability as well as being capable of cooking a sufficient quantity of food for two to four people.  So when we ordered the new van, we opted to fit a […]

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Is the SLR Camera Obselete?

I love photography and I especially love taking photos of the beautiful places we visit on our travels. For years I’ve carried a digital SLR camera with me along with an assortment of lenses and filters. It has allowed me to take some truely spectacular photos. But this comes at a price. The camera and […]

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New BOS 370 Jockey Wheel Fitted to Olaf

There’s one thing that has always annoyed me about our caravans and campers; the jockey wheel. I have not been able to find a system that I have completely happy with. The camper’s we’ve had used the swing away variety but I’ve found the pivot mechanism to be a weak point resulting in bending of […]

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The Dangers of Facebook and Forum Electrical Advice

Having a keen interest in all things caravanning and camping, I spend a bit of my spare time scrolling through various facebook groups and caravanning forums. More often than not, they are a great source of information as well as ideas for this blog. Recently I have noticed a troubling increase in the number of posts that […]

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New additions to Olaf

With our impending trip to Stradbroke Island rapidly approaching, I thought it was about time I got busy with some additions to our Landcruiser, Olaf. First off was the installation of a ScanGuage to monitor Olaf’s vital information like transmission temperature and fuel use. Next was to put some 12v power outlets in the rear […]

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