Category Archives: life afloat

Putting the DI in DIY: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Hubby and I aren’t exactly brilliant at the do-it-yourself game, but whatever job we have done has been pretty good, lasts, and is most importantly safe. Over the years, we’ve tackled replacement doors, kitchens and bathrooms,…

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I name this boat……………….

A comment on this post started a thought process and as promised, here is the story. Our boat was a Sea Otter, one of the last to be commissioned in fact, and as such, we had a cassette loo rather … Continue reading

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Sunday Whirl Wordle #585

Brenda Warren is our host and you can join in here boat, preserve, speak, resist, oil, fire, drive, fly, shoot, matter, close, right

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Weekend Sky from 2015

These pictures were taken when we were on the marina in June 2015. The dawns were OK, but the sunsets could be spectacular. My contribution to Hammad’s Weekend Sky #80

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Water, Water, Everywhere Photo Challenge

Just picking up a different challenge today which has been set by Jez. You can find out more and join in here What better pictures to post than some from our boating days.

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River Trip 2016: Part Four: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
We left Stratford at midday on Saturday, and trying to get down to the first lock was like playing water skittles and chicken with visitors in rowing boats. It was ridiculous that no-one seemed to see…

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People Watching with a twist: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Just a few days ago, we noticed our neighbours 2 boats down walking along the pontoon laden down with clothes fresh from the cleaners. We are not nosy people and respect our fellow boaters’ privacy, but…

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Weekend Sky : memories of the boat

Hammad Rais hosts the Weekend Sky photo shots. These pictures were taken when we were berthed at Pershore on the River Avon in July 2015. These below were taken in September the following year

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Bedsocks and Broomsticks: a reblog

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
I remember Bedknobs and Broomsticks from the 1970s, one of the many Disney part animated offerings that were very popular at the time. But my title is not a typo, I’m talking about the wonders of…

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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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