Tag Archives: boat living

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Tranquil: a reblog for 4th December 2020

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Frank’s theme this week is Tranquil https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/43011194/posts/2088789113 What better sense of tranquility than our days on the boat, puttering upriver on a gloriously sunny day, mooring overnight in peaceful surroundings with the only noise being birdsong…


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Tuesday Photo Challenge – Vista

Frank has given us a stunning photograph of his theme of VISTA this week. Details of that and his challenge are here: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/43011194/posts/2284210994 No mountain views from the river, but driving to the Malverns was completely doable when we were … Continue reading

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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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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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They come and go, and at the moment, more are going, and those coming are only temporary. Ordinarily, we would joke that it could have been something we said, but that is not the case. A lot of boats are … Continue reading

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Better than the guy at Number 11

The figures are in for a complete ‘boating year’ and hurrah! We are well in the black. Overall, just over 50% of our joint income went on the essentials,, and 38% on everything else, so we even had a little ‘mad’ money! … Continue reading

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Y is for Year

Come the 17th, it will be a year since we locked up the cottage for the last time and handed over the keys for someone else. Our back garden and the Bramley apple tree in full blossom. A lot has … Continue reading

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