This year’s events, or rather lack of events, has led to several people who had worked hard through the winter on bus projects feeling rather anti-climatic in the springtime. Not only could they not ‘launch’ the new build they had spent so much time on, but gone was the opportunity to use and enjoy it for a while too. One such person affected by this was Matt Pinker from Faringdon in Oxfordshire. Matt and his family have owned their 1972 crossover bus for several years now and it has been worked on and improved constantly, but during the winter of 2019, Matt decided to take the bus apart and embarked on a substantial refresh.
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Lance & Lisa Beaver tell the story of their...‘Old School' Westfalia Bay
The history of our bus is varied. I heard that it used to belong to a soccer player who lived in it for a while, and a tale of a cross country trip that was taken in it. Since we’ve owned it, we have been to numerous car shows with our car club Kahiko Kula and enjoy that immensely, but taking it camping is our joy.
Messing About in Boats
“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing — absolutely nothing — half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”
Hector A Cautionary Tale.
We’d wanted a splitscreen bus for years. And first got the bug, after hiring one for a holiday in Cornwall in 2009.
Since the tender age of just 3, Joanne Dix has been into splitscreen Volkswagens.
Playing with Fire
‘There we were, all just sitting around the campfire...’
Four lads take on Le Mans
We’d had the Le Mans 24 hour race on our bucket list for a long, long time...
Happy 70th Birthday, Miss Sofie!
This T1 Bulli from 1950 is the world’s oldest street-legal VW bus and is kept in VWCV’s Classic Vehicles collection in Hannover.
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay…
The beginning of our second week and we were being treated to a day out...
Brochure Line - A 2.6 litre T3!
Taking a peep at a highly desirable VW Bus few of us will ever see in its ‘Exclusiv’ finery
ITALIAN ‘PINOCCHIO' TAKES THE PUPPET TO ITS ROOTS
The latest cinematic rendering of “ Pinocchio, ” from Italian director Matteo Garrone, is informed not by the friendly 1940 Walt Disney retelling, but the original source material.
‘Awards come with success, winning'
Here are some highlights from head coach Sean McDermott’s recent press conferences.
B&B'S BROOKE TO THOMAS: MOVE IN!
Thomas is released from the hospital and is unsure about his next move.
STM ChargeTree 3–in–1 wireless charger
Space–conscious wireless charging
‘I've shown a glimpse of what I can do'
QUESTION SESSION WITH WR DENZEL MIMS
Arranged marriage doomed to fail
WHAT WE ARE HEARING
MATTHEW PERRY SAVED BY HIS BELLE!
Set to wed ‘only woman who can keep him on track’
IN GOOD TIME
With the help of interior designer Robert Idol, a Kirkwood couple creates a home that pays homage to the past, yet feels just right for their modern young family.
I WAS FRIENDS STAR PERRY'S REGNANT RUG MULE!
Kayti Edwards claims addict Matthew TOOK 80 VICODINS A DAY
Give Your Child Some Credit
Naming your child as an authorized user on your credit card can be a great way to set them up with a healthy credit report.