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Storm brewing

According to the weather reports, we have Storm Ciara coming our way. The wind here can be bitter, but then we are on the East Coast of the country adjacent to the North Sea. As the wind is blowing West … Continue reading

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Thunder and Rain

Oh boy, are we getting plenty of that today! The day, or should I say early hours, started with heavy showers. Hubby was up pretty early and it was still coming down at 8.30. He suggested I stay in bed … Continue reading

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Dear Imogen

Yes, we are due to have another visitation, and this one is rumoured to be a doozie. But I’m laughing about it. As I sit in glorious, albeit draughty, sunshine, I watch the white fluffy clouds in a blue sky … Continue reading

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Gertrude is not my Aunty.

Storm Gertrude is making her presence felt as winds of up to 90 mph continue to hit us. It was windy yesterday evening and throughout the night, but having checked and double checked our ropes, Hubby slept through it all, … Continue reading

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Blow the wind southerly………..

Please, pretty please! This is what we are currently enduring here on the boat. We are in the deep purple bit.

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Anxiety twins

Oh boy. Have I had my work cut out for me this evening. Our friend has been in hospital today, and it looks like he may be kept in overnight. No problem really, as we are here to look after … Continue reading

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And the boat goes on

I have made no secret of the fact that buying a boat was not on the agenda when we put our house up for sale over two and a half years ago. In fact, it was still not on the … Continue reading

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Jammy dodger!

There’s a storm brewing. The radio is playing the Static Waltz, the sky has come over that horrible oppressive purply grey, the air is thick, and there’s a rumblin’ in the distance (and that’s not because it’s nearly dinner time: … Continue reading


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