Category Archives: life afloat

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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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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