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Hubby has a new hat

I have made no secret of the fact that I hate sewing and that I would rather go out and buy a new shirt than sew a button on an old one. You might remember this poem from a previous … Continue reading

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Back home and glad to be!

I may have mentioned that we put our car in for a service and MOT earlier this month and she sailed through with a couple of recommendations. We acted on getting the brakes done straight away even though it was … Continue reading

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Just tyred

It’s another miserable day today but we needed to replenish our OTC cold remedies so a field trip was in order. We picked our moment and it wasn’t raining too hard as we backed out of the drive. However, we … Continue reading

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Nice when a plan comes together

It was a simple idea, easy to buy, and a doddle to implement. I’m talking about Maggie’s new jacket. In the winter months whenever we took her for a walk in the dark, she wore a fluorescent vest. This has … Continue reading

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Things that go beep in the night

One thing about boaters is the respect and consideration they have for their neighbours. Since our arrival almost two years ago (Yes! Really!!), it is unusual to hear radios, TVs or even musical instruments (there are two guitarists across the … Continue reading

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I must go down to the sea again

Or in our case, “Let’s take the boat out, Honey.” Actually, we had decided to do our weekly engine run (without going anywhere, just to keep things ticking over), but a comment by one of the cruiser owners half a … Continue reading

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