A Tale of Tupelo Honey: in the Beginning

by Nick Duval-Smith

We fetched our 1955 home built caravan (working title: Tupelo Honey) from Balclutha today, where she had been stored in a tractor shed:

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She needs a bit of love, particularly on her exterior. Her insides, though, are lovely, all oak veneer:

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One or two windows need replacing. They’re steel -framed house windows, with bronze casement latches!

Original gas cooktop and oven -even has a wetback! Not sure if it still goes...

Original gas cooktop and oven -even has a wetback! Not sure if it still goes…

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The next part was the tricky bit: reversing it into the steep awkward spot where she will spend the next couple of months being worked on:

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But finally, after a solid half hour of some rather stressful maneuvering, she’s safe and sound, yay!

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