2. Hunting for engineers

Good job I learnt yoga. I needed the pranayama breathing technique… But here we were.
Luckily we found a place, near our home to park it but only for a few weeks. And here it is in its early form.

Back Camera

BURT before his makeover
April 2012

Back Camera

BURT before his makeover
April 2012

With a nervous smile on our faces, we used to say “we don’t know what we don’t know” but trying to stay optimistic, keep adding “but how hard can it be?”
John’s research of the whole project and search for an engineering company, who builds this kind of vehicles started. (Although we wanted to build it ourselves, there still were certain things that needed to be done by vehicle engineer professionals.) Unfortunately the only guy, we heard of, used to exist as an Overland Vehicle converter in this country, has vanished. So this needs a some more searching…

Meanwhile, my notice at work came to an end and I finished my job. At the same exact time, we sold our house and we needed to move out within just a couple of weeks (the speediest house-selling process in property history!)
We had a generous offer from family to move in to their spare empty house in Shepshed (in the Midlands), under the agreement that, within 2-3 months, this house needs go on to the market too so we need to look after and maintain it which was fine with us. But most importantly we had a peace of mind knowing that we have a place to go to.

During these hectic weeks, John’s desperate but rock-solid determination to find an engineer company was unbelievable. He literally moved mountains to find one in England, in Scotland, Wales -we really didn’t mind where just needed a place. It was pretty much race against time at this point.
Finally, Google Search page 34, there it was: MR ENGINEERING HIMSELF. And guess where? In Shepshed. 10 minutes walk from the house we’re about to move in. If this isn’t a sign then what is?

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