Category Archives: life afloat

Just visiting

I went down to the marina tonight for Maggie’s final wee and got chatting to a couple of our friends. There are a lot of cars I don’t recognise, and a lot of new faces too, including a young family … Continue reading

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The Phantom Beeper

I had an intriguing conversation with a couple of boaters last night when I took Maggie down for her final wee. One couple came over to compliment me on my weight loss, which worked wonders for my morale which had … 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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Back on Day 9!

Just a short note to let you all know we are back at base armed with loads of photos and tales of our journey. We originally allowed ourselves 9 days for the trip, travelling 5 hours a day over the … Continue reading

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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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Them wot Lunch

We were invited out to lunch today by some boating friends across the way who live locally. We arrived bang on 12.30 armed with a bottle of red wine, flowers and chocolates for our hosts who live in a converted … Continue reading

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Going to Pot

No, I’m not about to hit the wacky baccy, but I am growing increasingly tired of the current state of affairs. Hubby and I have lived in a variety of properties, and at the end of our ‘tenure’ have always … Continue reading

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