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Wet, but OK

With Wainfleet in Lincolnshire being in the news for heavy flooding, I thought I’d just put a quick post out to let everyone know we are OK. Five hundred and eighty homes have now been evacuated after the River Steeping … Continue reading

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Boys will be Yobs

My title of Boys will be Yobs stems from a little incident a couple of weeks ago, around the time the water level started to drop, and we could see the lock path again (panoramic view taken recently in the … Continue reading

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Floods in the UK

Once again families in the UK are without power and being evacuated from their homes due to flooding. This time it’s Cumbria making the headlines, and there is more rain to come. ¬†Cockermouth ¬†Carlisle Utd Football Club ¬† Kendall Above … Continue reading

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Friday: First Week

It’s hard to believe we’ve been here a week already. It still seems very strange having so much space, but as is typical when you do, we are gradually spreading out into it. This is a common (but for us, … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Oake

They are cutting trees down on the Marina this week. The guys were here when we got back from town, chain sawing the one at the end of the bank near the Marina entrance. When it fell, the whole boat … Continue reading

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Muggin’ the mugwumps

There are some days when I wake up and find my back hurts, I’m feeling tired and pretty fed up for no apparent reason. My back problems began years ago, aggravated by too much ten pin bowling and carrying heavy … Continue reading

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