And so, the hedgerows sing of Spring, just like that! We are very busy in our truck planning the summer wheres and whos and hows and whats…… Read more “Wagon Dreaming”
Beyond thrice nine lands and under the eaves of our Hedgespoken travelling theatre housetruck the frost has been jewelling the cobwebs stitched there, and all along these cold hedgerows the gorse and holly and quiet hazels have also been royally crowned by the jewels of winter.
And so, after months on the road, we finally arrived at the Buckinghamshire signwriters we were heading for back in May! Having cycled through a variety of perspectives on our situation, the best I’ve found is that these last two months have been our chance to road-test the truck and get acquainted with its particular and precise ways.
Life is rich. Not simple, no, not by a long shot. But it is rich.
We left you a few weeks ago waiting for word from the lorry garage that our 1966 Bedford RL was ready for collection, having been fitted with two new front brake cylinders, a freshly-welded exhaust manifold and a bevvy of adjustments, fine and crude, to the engine running…
News from the road. We take a scheduled trip to the garage and end up scouring the country for brake cylinders. Our weekend at Hay Tor, and Rima’s new piece – AT THE WHEELWRIGHT’S
Hedgespoken takes to the road…
Dear friends Here – at last! – is a long-overdue update for you on our progress, as well as an entreaty for your help as we enter…… Read more “The Hedgespoken December 2015 video update!”
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Hello all! It’s been a while since we put up news here – we’re sending out the occasional newsletter with photos and the like, to which you…… Read more “A video update on our truck-conversion progress”
As the snowdrops make their first hesitant appearances through the frost, and we feather our nest for the precious arrival, Leo has been hard at work in…… Read more “The Winch!”