Category Archives: life afloat

More varnishing and vanishing!

Maggie has had yet another restless night and we are both shattered. MSM offered to have her for the day and overnight to give us a break, and I shall be forever grateful. Something is going on in the early … 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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Back on the Air……… sort of

It has been an odd couple of days, and when it’s been time to settle down with the laptop and WP in the evening, we’ve been having a few problems. But you know, we’re used to it, the getting pi55ed … Continue reading

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That Sinking Feeling

One of my favourite films from 2007 was PS I Love You, starring Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler. We picked it up on the bargain shelf years ago, and I had my reservations about our choice as it started with … Continue reading

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Knock On Effect (The early hours)

To continue: We had a plan today, insomuch as I was going to keep Maggie out of Hubby’s way whilst he did some more varnishing along the corridor which would get brushed with fur if she so much as looked … Continue reading

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Here we go again…………..

We can always tell when certain members of staff are on duty, it’s lunch time, and/or Management aren’t in the office. We’ve been busy again varnishing inside the boat and putting the finishing touches to the new blinds. Hubby has … 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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