Category Archives: Marina

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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Marina wildlife

I miss the wildlife we use to see at close quarters on the marina, and a little while ago whilst walking the dog for her final wee, I noticed one of the swans sitting on a nest. By all accounts, … Continue reading

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Marina update

Boats have been moved back into the revamped basin this week, but there are still a lot of spaces. This could be due to the fact that those on brokerage originally here are in the basin where we used to … Continue reading

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Going to Pot

No, I’m not about to hit the wacky baccy, but I am growing increasingly tired of the current state of affairs. Hubby and I have lived in a variety of properties, and at the end of our ‘tenure’ have always … Continue reading

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More varnishing and vanishing!

Maggie has had yet another restless night and we are both shattered. MSM offered to have her for the day and overnight to give us a break, and I shall be forever grateful. Something is going on in the early … Continue reading

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Here we go again…………..

We can always tell when certain members of staff are on duty, it’s lunch time, and/or Management aren’t in the office. We’ve been busy again varnishing inside the boat and putting the finishing touches to the new blinds. Hubby has … Continue reading

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Knock Knock

Some people talk to plants. As well as the dog, I talk to ducks……….. and swans, and wrens, and rabbits and anything else breathing that comes within close proximity of the boat. Over the time we’ve been here, the waterfowl … Continue reading

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