Winter is coming Day 3

A rainy morning in Eindhoven, and we were on our way to Germany. After a good breakfast we managed to navigate through horrendous roadworks in Eindhoven city centre, before opening out into gorgeous countryside. Another coffee stop in Ginderich,  before heading on to Hamm for a quick lunch break. Stunning views of castles and stately homes…

Land Rover Owner, Peterborough, 15-16 September.

After the great success of Live Promotion’s Kelmarsh Land Rover show (see here), RHOL are really looking forward to showing off our Winter is Coming photos at the Land Rover Owner International Show, 2018. Robin Hood Overlanders will be one of 60 clubs attending, showing off our Overlanding vehicles and modifications and talking about trips,…

A new heart for Alice

Once Alice had reached the milestone of 250,000 miles I thought it might be time for an engine rebuild. After some thought, I decided that I would acquire a disco engine to be rebuilt in defender guise and look at some upgrades while I was there. Ebay was, of course, the source of my donor…

Dragon Hunt 2018

Our annual trip to North Wales was just as fun, and eventful, as ever. Beautiful weather, gorgeous scenery, a little excitement to get the blood pumping; what more could you ask for in life?!

Waeco Coolfreeze CF 11 Portable Compressor car fridge – long term review.

Bought in 2016 and used for 2 years, including on The Memorial Tour and numerous weekends, this compact fridge freezer comes highly recommended. The compact size still had great storage capacity and the space inside the fridge gave a range of temperatures so that frozen things could be stored in the small freezer compartment, or left to…

RHOL Visit Somerset.

A couple of RHOL members tripped down to Somerset for Davefest – aka Beardfest. Some mucky cider later, stunning sunshine and a little trip to Glastonbury Tor. Truly stunning.

Out with the old & in with the new

Having returned from the memorial tour of Belgium and France almost a week ago, I find myself hard at work putting routes together for The Haggis Hunt, our summer jaunt to Scotland based loosely on the North Coast 500. The memorial tour was an unqualified success, approximately 1500 miles in 9 days meant that the pace wasn’t too…