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It’s been a long day 6th Sept 2018

I didn’t sleep well last night, but not because it was a strange bed, traffic noise, unfamiliar surroundings, or being over tired. My knee hurt and I couldn’t get comfortable, so I tossed and turned in the single bed whilst … Continue reading

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The Boob, the whole Boob and nothing but the Boob

It’s that time of year for my annual mammogram. Come the 19th September, it will be two years since Humphrey was discovered, and come 31st October, 2 years since he was sent to that great Petri dish in the Sky … Continue reading

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Small World

We had visitors today, an elderly couple we became friends with within a couple of weeks of our arrival on the marina in 2014. They come every weekend to take their boat out, and on the way out of the … Continue reading

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Marina wildlife

I miss the wildlife we use to see at close quarters on the marina, and a little while ago whilst walking the dog for her final wee, I noticed one of the swans sitting on a nest. By all accounts, … Continue reading

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Bits and Bobs post

We’ve been doing a bit more work on the boat today, touching up a few blemishes in the varnish that had been missed in a different light, and have decided to put net curtains up on the bow doors now … Continue reading

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Sleeping in………… not

For the first time in years we forgot to put the clocks forward last night! British Summer Time is here and so when we awoke at 7.45, it was actually 8.45. Not that we’ve been playing catchup all day though. … Continue reading

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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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Bird Watch

I have only done the RSPB garden watch here once, but that doesn’t mean I don’t notice our feathered friends around us. This past weekend was wet, windy and cold, so the thought of sitting in the car with a … Continue reading

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Little People

I wonder what your first thought was when you saw my title? Hubby sometimes describes children as Little People, but then again at Christmas he would always leave a tiny parcel of food wrapped in silver foil at the bottom … Continue reading

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