Category Archives: Marina

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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Screwing for Greed

There are a lot of people on the marina up in arms today following receipt of a white envelope announcing a rise in mooring fees. The bar steward who owns the marina has decided to introduce a Residential Rate for … Continue reading

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Activity to report

Today Hubby and I pulled up a bench and watched the guys working in the other basin. I have always been fascinated by heavy hydraulics, and watching this crew at work was well worth getting chilled to the bone and … Continue reading

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We have action in the other basin!

I know, it’s been very quiet in the reporting stakes, mainly because nothing has been happening! I took a few pictures yesterday but the camera decided to do a wobbly and we had to re-format the disc so lost everything … Continue reading

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What the wind brings………….

Arrgh! Blast you damn weather. Continuous gusts test our ropes. Doris has had a baby, Either that or she’s Fishtailed and we’re getting the end again. Galeforce winds are upon us, Hours of swaying motion, Interspersed by Jangling of rigging … Continue reading

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