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Adventures In Hippy Life Continues - Originally Posted 10/08/14

Ok, so we've been living in our cosy little caravan for, what, about 6 weeks now. And I gotta tell ya. Life is good. I've never felt so peaceful and contented. Don't get me wrong, we still have our little spats about work and stuff, but nothing like we used to have.

Every morning we wake up and it's bright, no matter how gloomy it is outside, it's bright in here. That's probably down to the pink curtains, but I like it! We have breakfast together outside if it's not raining and then he goes off to work. I sort my Dad out and then spend an hour doing whatever needs doing. Whether it be boring stuff like laundry or ebay, or it could be reading or writing if nothing else needs me. I then roll into work for an hour or 2 and sort out postage etc. When that's done, I do a bit of food shopping and come back home. The rest of the day is mine. I spend a lot of time reading outside. It's great! I'm tanned for the first time since I left Canada!

In the evenings, we watch films together, sometimes while doing a little bit of work for ebay but mostly, not. We chat and laugh loads, which is lovely! On Sundays, we've been going for long walks, picking blackberries and raspberries and coming home to bake pies or crumbles. Perfect way to spend a sunny Sunday! We barbecue for tea several times a week and I've even started having the odd beer or glass (bottle) of wine with the guys. I'm so much more chilled out now!

We are still looking for the right bus but we are getting closer each week. We have had to build up stock in our computer shop in preparation for when we leave it, so that takes up a lot of time and money, but we're getting there.

I'm trying to start seeing my friends again and start having a life outside of Twitter. Don't get me wrong, I love my Twitter friends and I'm so grateful for them, but sometimes a virtual hug just isn't the same as a real one. I need to start making time for people again. We've booked to go to our first ever music festival at the end of this month. It's fairly local and a lot of the bands they have on, we had at the club (we used to run a live music venue, about 5 years ago), so that's pretty cool. We're taking the caravan with us. So basically, I'm taking my home to a festival with me! Haha! I'm really looking forward to it!

Right, well, that's you all caught up now, I think. :)

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