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River Trip 2016 Part One.

We set off on Wednesday 13th July at 9.30 am. The weather was cool, but pleasant, perfect for chugging. The river was quiet, it was like we were the only people in the entire world, and we were doing a … Continue reading

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Give us a job! Part Two

When I moved away in 1981, I had to wait for unemployment money as according to the dole office I had ‘left my job on my own accord and made no effort to find another‘. That was actually untrue as … Continue reading

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A Story of Two Boats

Take two boats and 2 couples. One couple sold their house and bought a boat by choice, whereas the other sold their house and couldn’t afford to buy another. One couple had always had cruisers and fancied a change, and … Continue reading

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Ali Baba meets the Mother in Law.

One Saturday morning we invited Hubby’s Mum and Dad to join us at a car boot sale. Neither had been to one before, but Dad had heard a lot about them and was keen to see why they were so … Continue reading

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