Category Archives: life afloat

More Every Day

Many of my readers know we lived on a boat in a marina for three years. In that time, we watched nature at close quarters, ducks, geese, swans, even a pheasant once which Maggie lifted on the dog walk and … Continue reading

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Waiting Day

The cooker is due to come today, and whilst we’ve been waiting, we’ve planted the onions, watered the back garden and cut the front lawn. The old cooker should be collected sometime today, and the double glazing guy is due … Continue reading

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This time last year

We were just getting over Easter and making final preparations for our last trip on the boat. It’s so hard to believe it’s twelve months ago that we left Maggie with MSM and set off, allowing ourselves 10 days to … Continue reading

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The Grace of Swans

Please enjoy again my pictures of these beautiful birds. Hopefully we shall be able to see new families raised in the ‘drains’ of Lincolnshire.

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A Time of the Signs?

Hubby took the dog out for her penultimate wee last night and was gone well over an hour. I knew what happened, or rather ‘Who’. When we first arrived on the marina, we knew no-one and nothing about living on … Continue reading

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Old friend, old life

I did a post some time ago about how transient the boating life is, and regular readers will know that we are no longer a part of it now. The couple mentioned in that post have now found a buyer … Continue reading

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Small World

We had visitors today, an elderly couple we became friends with within a couple of weeks of our arrival on the marina in 2014. They come every weekend to take their boat out, and on the way out of the … Continue reading

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