Category Archives: lifestyle

Debt Spiral, yours or not?

As I sit here with the TV on, watching the adverts interspersed with an occasional programme, I am amazed at how the viewer is being bombarded with credit card applications, quick fix loans, and a variety of funeral plans. Personally, … Continue reading

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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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Old Habits, fond memories

We’ve been foraging! Not that it was our intention, but walking up to the supermarket today to give Maggie her second walk, exercise ourselves, and oh yeah, do some shopping for our trip tomorrow, we passed a mass of blackberry … Continue reading

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After Boating Life

It’s been a while since we took the boat up for brokerage. You can read our final trip entry here. Since then, we have been up a couple of times to run the engine, and there has been some interest, … 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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