Category Archives: life afloat

Good Day, Bad Day: a reblog for Flashback Friday

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Hubby and I are no strangers to DIY. We’ll get stuck in and do the job, and a good one at that. The good thing about DIY in a house is you can leave everything behind…

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The Bleeding End: a reblog for Flashback Friday 20th August

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Hubby and I thought (stupidly) it would be nice to do the Stratford run again, hence our blogging absence for the last week. We stopped after two locks at a free mooring where it was so…

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Finally, a home: Reblog for Flashback Friday.

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
It’s hard to believe we completed on the sale of our house six weeks ago. Now all that is definitely behind us, as we took possession of our new home yesterday. Hubby then had to move…

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Take Seven 23rd April

It’s Friday! Welcome to my Take Seven compilation which incorporates all 21 words (or derivatives) from the Three Things Challenge for the past week. You are most welcome to join in using as many or all of the words too. … Continue reading

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Watery Borders: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Silhouetted against the sky, Arms held upwards, tall and high Watching us, as we drift by. Round the bend and this we see, Bordered each side by a tree, Restful in its tranquility. Scenes from the…

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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Tranquil: a reblog for 4th December 2020

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Frank’s theme this week is Tranquil What better sense of tranquility than our days on the boat, puttering upriver on a gloriously sunny day, mooring overnight in peaceful surroundings with the only noise being birdsong…

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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Overhead

Frank has given us the theme of overhead today. I was thinking of overhead cables, but then remembered this: Yep, this is us on the boat (love our photogenic yellow brush) going under the M5. And this was us … Continue reading

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Stormy weather brewing

On the boat, we would follow (and anticipate) bad weather on the accuweather site. Rising water levels weren’t a worry as we’d rise with them, but a few times the boats on the river were cut off from the land … Continue reading

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It’s been a long day 6th Sept 2018

I didn’t sleep well last night, but not because it was a strange bed, traffic noise, unfamiliar surroundings, or being over tired. My knee hurt and I couldn’t get comfortable, so I tossed and turned in the single bed whilst … Continue reading

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The Boob, the whole Boob and nothing but the Boob

It’s that time of year for my annual mammogram. Come the 19th September, it will be two years since Humphrey was discovered, and come 31st October, 2 years since he was sent to that great Petri dish in the Sky … Continue reading

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