Category Archives: Opinions

Back on the Air……… sort of

It has been an odd couple of days, and when it’s been time to settle down with the laptop and WP in the evening, we’ve been having a few problems. But you know, we’re used to it, the getting pi55ed … 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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Cheesed off

It has been just one of those days, and now when all I want to do is relax with my Blog, the marina’s wifi is screwing me around. It has taken over half an hour to get in, and to … Continue reading

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Number Crunchin’

Interesting exercise, my spreadsheet of increases. Boats are charged by length here, width is incidental (at the moment). Narrowboat residents face increases from £92 per metre to £114 per metre. Widebeam residents face increases of £62 per metre. Percentage wise … Continue reading

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Oh to shop the old fashioned way

In days not long past you could go into a shop and purchase the very thing you were after off the shelf. Not now. The Internet and On-Line shopping has killed the need for stock to be held in the … Continue reading

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Deja Vu on the Boating Life

No, this isn’t a plug for a magazine, but yours truly was interviewed again for the radio on how we came to live here. A lovely young lady called Francesca was brought down to us by one of the liveboards … Continue reading

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Scoop the Poop

Time for a rant. In fact, I am so livid, I have drafted a letter to our town council which will be sent off by email as soon as our internet is up and running again (busy weekend with visitors, … Continue reading

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