Tag Archives: visitors

Moving On

I did a post a little while ago about how much I’d miss when we found a new home. Now that time has come (although we are still in the early stages and anything can happen), excuse the cliché, but … Continue reading

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Three ladies, a bench, and elevenses

As soon as we’d decided to stay that second night at Pershore after the wind episode, I rang MSM as she had mentioned she and her friend were coming shopping there that morning. I therefore invited them to join us … Continue reading

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MOH and Buddy’s visit.

Our visit from MOH went very well and he came laden with flowers for me which was a considerate alternative thought to edibles. He had anticipated getting here around midday, so I’d gone shopping leaving Hubby to do the housework. … Continue reading

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Upside Down Day

Yesterday was a bit of an upside down day for us. No, not that the boat suddenly turned turtle and tried to tan her underside, just that everything went to pot after about midday! We’d gone out for some basic … Continue reading

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Tea or Coffee?

One thing we pride ourselves on is not being a dry house/boat. Should we have visitors, the first question is always ‘tea or coffee’, and if you’re lucky, I may even have some biscuits in the cupboard. Actually I do … Continue reading

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(Un)Welcome Aboard

Interesting little scenario last night. Our neighbour two boats down had visitors. A motley crew of some five smoking twenty somethings who were loud, opinionated and totally unaware of what their dog was up to. A pretty little chocolate spaniel … Continue reading

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The Day of Drooping Tulips

It was a funny old morning when we woke up. For a change, I wasn’t sleepily groggy even though it was only 6am and as we had no plans for the day and the subject had come up yesterday, we … Continue reading

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The Hunt for Dinner

Sis has a designer kitchen. Big cooker, dishwasher, large double sink and waste disposal, a full welsh dresser, an understairs store cupboard, 10 other cupboards and a stack of drawers. Adjacent to that is a utility room housing a huge … Continue reading

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Change of plan

Today, we were expecting visitors, but something came up and they had to cancel. This took me back to yesteryear when every time we planned for something, it went wrong. The good news is that the boat is spotless, naughty … Continue reading

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Come share our Christmas

This will be our 26th Christmas together. Our first was sitting cross-legged at the coffee table in a rented flat, with little gifts as we were both skint and had done most of our Christmas shopping at car boot sales. … Continue reading

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