Finally, a home: Reblog for Flashback Friday.

It’s hard to believe that it’s 7 years ago that we became liveaboards. It turned out to be an interesting and fascinating time for both of us.
Although it was only for a little under three years, we would not change it for the world and have fond memories of chaos, learning curves, and thinking outside the box (aka boat). We also have our own expression for forgetfulness, that being ‘boat moments’ as quite often within walking the 30 odd feet of one end of the boat to the other we would forget why.
Happy days.

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It’s hard to believe we completed on the sale of our house six weeks ago. Now all that is definitely behind us, as we took possession of our new home yesterday. houseHubby then had to move it (with tuition) from our place of purchase to our new address. It was an interesting 3 hours, as I drove off with the dog, and he puttered off for the journey. Last night, all three of us had the best nights sleep for months. I think the lapping of the water and peace and tranquility of The Marina had a lot to do with it.

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About pensitivity101

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! We have recently lost our beloved dog 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, and now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of my GSD so had hers done too. 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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13 Responses to Finally, a home: Reblog for Flashback Friday.

  1. What an adventure, to live on a boat! I love the term β€œboat moments”, could totally see that happening to me πŸ˜‚

    • Hi Juliette. We certainly had a lot of those, and still do haha! It was a great life, and we miss the simplicity of it and were sorry to give it up, but decided to do so on our terms, not when forced. Our last trip was wonderful.

  2. willowdot21 says:

    Absolutely , this was a joy to read πŸ’œπŸ’œ

  3. scifihammy says:

    Although this may sound ridiculous – I also have fond memories of your time on the boat! Everything was ship shape and you made the most of every single inch.
    An adventure indeed. πŸ˜€

  4. Forestwood says:

    Sounds like you made some real strong friendships and lots of happy memories.

  5. Carol anne says:

    Wonderful memories Di! Hope you enjoyed every second on the boat! Xx

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