Tag Archives: frost

First Frost

Chilled morning, White grass, Frozen diamonds, Won’t last. Sun’s out, Autumn shines, Slippery pavements, Sparkling lines: Red noses, Steamed breath, Gloved hands, Hats on heads. Jack Frost Sneaking in Winter’s coming. Cold spells begin.  

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White and crunchy

Nope, nothing to do with a chocolate bar, though those Toblerones are still on special offer. It was threatened last night that temperatures would drop to their lowest this year, so we made sure the boat was tip-top warm before … Continue reading

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Something in the air

Have you ever been out walking in the evening and had a sense that something wasn’t quite right? Maggie is a creature of habit, and as such has her final wee sometime between 9.30 and 10pm. If it’s a pleasant … Continue reading

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Not Nice……. Ice!

Don’t get me wrong, I like our boat. It’s cosy and warm, easy to keep clean, and we have everything we need. We knew the colder months were going to be a trial and test for us, and so far … Continue reading

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First frost

Oh boy. When we took Maggie out for her final wee around 10pm last night, it was cold. And I mean……….. C O L D! The boards on the pontoons were crunchy, and we had to be careful going round … Continue reading

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