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New Ground

We are off early tomorrow to explore waters, canals and locks anew. It doesn’t seem all that long ago that we were planning our first trip to Stratford and all the locks en route awaited us. I kept a diary … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

I realise my posts of late have been a disjointed garbled mish-mash, there has been no pattern, no plan, no theme, just writings as and when on a variety of subjects that bear no connection to each other for most … Continue reading

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I was a materialistic hoarder

Ouch. This doesn’t sound like me at all these days, but with the recent packing up and putting things into storage took me back several years and how things and possessions were so much more important to me! When I … Continue reading

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Sleeping in………… not

For the first time in years we forgot to put the clocks forward last night! British Summer Time is here and so when we awoke at 7.45, it was actually 8.45. Not that we’ve been playing catchup all day though. … Continue reading

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Knock Knock

Some people talk to plants. As well as the dog, I talk to ducks……….. and swans, and wrens, and rabbits and anything else breathing that comes within close proximity of the boat. Over the time we’ve been here, the waterfowl … Continue reading

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Alarming Up

We have always been thankful that unless someone steps onto our boat, Maggie doesn’t normally bark should anyone go by. This was also a godsend when we were camping, and the only time I remember her grumbling through the night … Continue reading

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I’m trying………….. honest

It has been a horrible day! Having spent the majority of the daylight hours in A&E, we finally got home to discover a restricted internet service. Both of us were unable to access our reader for whatever reason (Wifi or … Continue reading

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