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A cheap, reliable classic VW camper…and other post-lockdown daydreams

As many daydream of of post-lockdown travels, we thought this might help. It’s a clever decorative design using three individual layers of precision laser cut wood to create a three-dimensional A4 blueprint image of the classic VW T2 Camper Van. If you’d like to win it, simply leave a comment at the bottom of the page and let us know…

Future for motorhomes is electric

Lockdown prompted a surge in sales of motorhomes, but with the death knell sounding for diesel vehicles what future for the pastime? German firm Dethleffs thinks it has the answer in the shape of the world’s first fully electric motorhome. The outside of the Iveco camper is plastered with  31 square metres of thin-film solar panels capable of generating up…

Bag an umbrella for the blustery conditions ahead

With blustery meteorological and economic conditions ahead, we want to show solidarity by giving away a clever design of umbrella – complete with an image of the blue skies that always lie beyond. The umbrella should be considered standard issue for any journey in Britain – however one travels and whatever the time of year. It’s a design that has…

Bicycle barometer for fair-weather cyclists

At this time of the year, having a choice of transport can be the enemy of the cycle commuter. It’s understandable why the sight of frost can have you reaching for the car keys or bus pass, but the decision to leave the bike at home is always uncomfortable to make. The bicycle barometer promises to do it on your…

LTNs and the fight for our streets

A battle is taking place on British roads. In the red corner, those who want to tackle road danger, air pollution and climate change. In the blue corner, those willing to tolerate the status quo. The current skirmish involves Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs), schemes that use bollards or planters to stop rat running and create safe spaces for walking and…