Category Archives: My life

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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Ups and Downs

I realise my posts of late have been a disjointed garbled mish-mash, there has been no pattern, no plan, no theme, just writings as and when on a variety of subjects that bear no connection to each other for most … Continue reading

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Heatwave!

We have had some of the highest temperatures over the past few days, and the boat thermometer hit almost 30º today. The marina has been busy and a lot of casual boaters have been taking their cruisers out all day. … Continue reading

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I was a materialistic hoarder

Ouch. This doesn’t sound like me at all these days, but with the recent packing up and putting things into storage took me back several years and how things and possessions were so much more important to me! When I … Continue reading

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We need a plan

Hubby and I gave up planning anything years ago as it always went belly up. With so much going on just now, it became obvious that we would need a plan, as it is not so much a question of … Continue reading

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Sleeping in………… not

For the first time in years we forgot to put the clocks forward last night! British Summer Time is here and so when we awoke at 7.45, it was actually 8.45. Not that we’ve been playing catchup all day though. … Continue reading

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