Category Archives: life afloat

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. Advertisements

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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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The Heat’s getting to us all

It’s uncomfortable in bed. The pillows are too hot, the sheet is crumpled with my constant tossing and turning, and the dog wants to go out. I donned my shoes but forgot my glasses and walked her over the road, … Continue reading

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The End of life as we knew it:

Today saw the door close on our boating life. Hopefully we will still keep in touch with our boating friends, but are officially no longer boat owners having signed her over to new owners this afternoon. Signing the paperwork took … Continue reading

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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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