Doris is a Bitch!

It had to happen. I’ve just clicked on to the news to see how Doris is progressing and the headline read 100mph gusts on Doris Day.
Now I love Doris Day movies. I grew up with Calamity Jane, Pillow Talk, Teachers Pet and the like. How dare they compare this genteel lady to the storm that is battering the UK?

We weren’t sure how badly we would be hit, but since around 5.30 I’ve been awake listening to the rain pelting against the boat and rocking with the wind in erratic tempo like a jack-in-the-box with a new spring.
Hubby made sure all our ropes were secure, so I wasn’t worried and was able to catnap.
Her ladyship spent the majority of the night on the bench, probably because it was too hot for her what with my power surges and all. With the rain powering down in icy sheets and the wind blowing a hoolie, it was a relief that whatever had disagreed with her was well over.

I need to make some new anti tapping devices as we are rattling well again. We still have a length of green water hose so can sleeve the zippers again.
I can compare Doris to Rachel, which hit us in January 2015, and then of course last year we had the tardy Imogen.

Oh well, arise ye boats!


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I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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