Category Archives: life afloat

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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As promised……….

I took these pictures this morning: This is how our lounge was after our revamp 2 years ago: and the kitchen hasn’t changed much apart from the blind (and being tidied up!). In case you are curious, the big silver … Continue reading

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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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