Posted by: wildswimmers | October 31, 2015

Beautiful Bunty

Our little tiny 1970s caravan “Bunty” was bought on eBay – the best £600 we’ve ever spent!  She’s the perfect size for short holidays and very easy to tow.  Mostly we use her as a glorified beach hut and she sits happily at the beach for much of the summer, providing the perfect space for pre and post-swim changing, afternoon tea parties, late afternoon drinks and peaceful little snoozes.  She is an ideal base for the Swift Swimmer, who can change in comfort, have cups of tea (and quite often a nap) when she spends the day at the beach.  Recently we carried out some interior decorating; upholstery & curtains by Ailsa, basic paint & varnish work by me.   Best of all, the final touches were expertly applied by the Polar Bear, who used the technique of tole painting (the folk art of decorative painting) to embellish the wooden panels on the cupboard doors.   We’re thrilled with the result and think this makes her quite unique – 10 feet of perfection!!


  1. A genuine beauty:).


  2. This really made me smile:) Hope all’s well Iona! My laptop died a few months ago and I lost a lot of email addresses – including yours. I wanted to get in touch about an Explore Like a Local post. Could you email me? That
    nks! x


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