The Gods were really pissed with me for some reason, because a week after I got there and set up camp, it began to rain, we had 9 inches of rain over the next 4 days.
I very quickly learnt that totally saturated canvas doesn’t keep the water out, so I urgently needed alternative living quarters.
I found some people with a caravan (trailer in the
I relied on the caravan park lifestyle to keep me sane for most of this time, I was lucky enough to fall in with a group of lovely people, most of whom are still my friends, who with their warm hearted manner were able to lift my sagging spirits when needed.
There was a couple that I became especially attached to, Lyle and Margaret, with whom I teamed up and jointly bought the next property.