Dinosaur hunting in October

The weather forecast wasn’t looking great, in fact it looked dreadful – 40 mph winds and heavy rain. The perfect weather for an autumn camping trip then.

Typically the sun was shining as we made our way down to the historic Jurassic Coast in Dorset. We were headed for Hook Farm a campsite in Uplyme on the Devon/Dorset border. We arrived to find we had almost the entire campsite to ourselves. Clearly the last week in October was not a popular time to go camping.

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New beginnings.

So why ‘T5 go camping’?

Well, I am a 30 something mum of three and I’ve always loved to write. I guess I’ve been ‘blogging’ since I was a teen, I’ve just not always shared my thoughts with anyone. Until now.

Writing has become less of a priority over the years, even now, as I try to snatch five minutes to write this, it’s against a back drop of squabbling children and cries of ‘mummy!’ coming from upstairs. Now though, it’s time for me.

I initially started this blog to share with like-minded people my love of travelling around the countryside in my camper van. I own a VW T5 camper and myself, my husband and our three children enjoy nothing more than packing a few essentials (I invariably over pack, but I’m working on that) and heading off for a long weekend exploring the world beyond our front door.

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