Minimalist lifestyle

Sold house and quit jobs for touring in a motorhome.

It's been an eventful few weeks. Our house sale completed, we have both left our jobs and we no longer have a house! That sounds pretty drastic but it does not feel quite so bad to us. Our house sale went smoothly and we said goodbye to our neighbours and moved a mile down the road to our temporary accommodation. We are in limbo, I suppose,…
read more
Minimalist lifestyle

Breaking out of your comfort zone to go travelling fulltime

Our travel planning for our tour of Europe and living in a motorhome full time is in full swing. Our house is sold and we are just waiting for a completion date. It's a big step but one which we are very excited about. We will be on a tour of Scotland in August before heading to France in September. When we tell people of our plans they all say that it's an amazing thing to do and that we…
read more
Minimalist lifestyle

The less you own – the more you have!

Our last few weeks have been filled with planning. Planning for our big motorhome travel adventure around Europe. Our house sale is going ahead and will probably complete by the end of June, so we have two months to downsize. This will be a big downsize and it's exciting doing it. Our eBay sale is going well and we have so far made about £450 from selling stuff that we rarely used. I have sold 3 guitars from my guitar…
read more
Minimalist lifestyle

Stuff! Our obsession with materialism.

Are we all obsessed with materialism? I have started the process of going through my belongings to get rid of as much 'stuff' that I can as possible before we move from a house to a motorhome to tour Europe. We are selling our house and going to live in a motorhome that is 7 metres long, 2.3 metres wide and 2.7 metres high. This is going to be a challenge but one that we are very excited about but…
read more
Minimalist lifestyle

Resigned my job to live in a motorhome!

I have resigned my job to live in a motorhome! That sounds more drastic than it really is because it's only going to be for 6 months or so. I have never handed in a notice of job resignation before so Friday was a first for me. I resigned my job as a teacher and gave a minimum of 3 months notice. My meeting with my manager was tinged with sadness but it was also very liberating. All my colleagues…
read more