Category Archives: current events

Marina update

Boats have been moved back into the revamped basin this week, but there are still a lot of spaces. This could be due to the fact that those on brokerage originally here are in the basin where we used to … Continue reading

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Blissful Thinking

It’s been such a long time, something I haven’t done or participated in for three years. The time before that was about twenty, days when it was a regular occurrence where I would simply lie back and let capable fingers … Continue reading

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Big Weekend

This weekend marks an annual festival/carnival for the town with a market, side stalls, games and rides, and a parade scheduled through the High Street on Saturday afternoon and boat parade from the marina on Sunday. Hubby and I walked … Continue reading

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Well, wadyaknow…………..

I picked a winner (and the runner up) in last night’s Eurovision. Actually, I picked four of the top five, finding Moldova’s entry tacky! 1. Portugal: Salvador Sobral, Amar Pelos Dois – 758 points 2. Bulgaria: Kristian Kostov, Beautiful Mess … Continue reading

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A Novelty

Tonight is Eurovision Night. For years, Hubby and I would watch and give our own score for the songs, then when we moved to the cottage in 2007 and had no TV, 2008 saw us listening to it on the … Continue reading

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Hubby’s New Toy

Neither of us are fans of technology, but there are times when we have no choice but to be dragged kicking and screaming (silently) into the modern era. It was years before we succumbed to having a mobile phone, and … Continue reading

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Waters to Roads

We had a strange experience today travelling up to our brokers to check on the boat and run the engine. What took us 8 days by water took just over an hour and a half in the car, and passing … Continue reading

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