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And the Rains Came

You bet they did! It has been raining since the early hours, but to be honest, we need it. The water level in the river is really low, to such an extent that you can see below the green safety … Continue reading

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R S and T is for ………………..

Weather, which has conveniently grouped my next consecutive letters together. Rain, Spotty (?) Showers and Thunder to be exact. Us Brits are always complaining about the weather, it’s either too hot, too cold, too wet, too dry, too windy, too … Continue reading

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Noise and rain

When it’s raining like this, I’m glad we live on a boat. At least we don’t have to worry about the water coming in over the front step or blocked drains. For Maggie though, it’s a different matter. She tolerates … Continue reading

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Just Another Day

Nope, nothing to do with Jon Secada’s hit from 1992. I bought ‘Angel’ on a cassette years later and this was on the B side, though I think both were considered ‘A’s. Anyway, today is just another day, except I … Continue reading

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Then the rains came

OK, it’s chucking it down now. It’s wet, it’s getting wetter, and today is without doubt going to be one of the wettest. We will notice a change of view in about 12 hours.  

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Pitter Patter, rain don’t matter

Pitter patter, rain on steel, Irregular pattern, reflects how I feel. Heavy and stormy, or gentle and slow, Rocking the boat, to and fro: Look out the window, no sun in the sky, Just thick black clouds passing us by. … 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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The Howling

The wind whips across the water, Slashing and crashing Against the hulls of all berthed vessels, Bashing and thrashing Against their mooring ropes, They struggle to break free from the onslaught. Whistlings in the rigging, All of the same shrill … Continue reading

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Her name is Rachel

The water level is the highest we’ve seen it, in the reddest of the red water depth gauge, and although the gantry isn’t exactly horizontal, it may well be if this keeps up. Bertha tried. So did Gonzalo. Today is … Continue reading

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Dodging the rain

Today has been absolutely dire, but first thing this morning was a different matter. After a good night’s sleep all round, Hubby was up first as is the norm, but Maggie and I settled down with the whole bed to … Continue reading

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