Chaos and his Lego Caravan, Penamacor, Castelo Branco, Central Portugal

Living Off Grid in Central Portugal

Never in our wildest dreams did we ever imagine that our family would live in a caravan, without mains running water or electricity but here we are, living off grid in Central Portugal! When we first came to Portugal housesitting in 2015 we were surprised to find one of our neighbours, a family of five, […]

Atmospheric Moody Skies and the Gorgeous Moors of Lancashire


Home has been somewhat redefined for our family over the last couple of years.  Paul is from Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire then Cornwall, I am from Lancashire.  We met in London then after a few years moved to Kent where Chaos and Mayhem were both born.  When Mayhem became seriously ill we were lucky enough to be […]

Surgery One year ago today

A year ago today…Surgery

Dear Mayhem, our 22 month old gorgeous boy, I sometimes catch myself looking at you in wonder and awe.  Everything you have been through, everything you have overcome.  It has been a year now, a whole year where you have grown, improved, surpassed all of our expectations and have been well…Better than well, you’ve thrown […]