Well this is going to be a SHORT post – there’s a CONNECTION there somewhere. [No apologies for being the Queen of pathetic puns] You´re not going to believe this but the electric has been tripping out a lot recently,, yes we trip from one problem to another. The only reason we´ve noticed it is…… Continue reading About the electrics, chapter 14, verse 2
Well these are but a handful of geese that often occupy the piece of land where the pub / restaurant is going to be built next year. They´ve seem to have moved onto the visitor moorings, in a bid to protest. There’s that many of them I couldn’t get them all in one photo…!…… Continue reading Visitor Moorings
We were treated to a wonderful aerobatic display over the marina this morning, this helicopter went ducking and diving and hovering all over the place. We gathered they were looking for someone or something. So Dave went outside to take these photos, meantime I’m pointing at him and shouting “HERE HE IS, YOU’VE FOUND…… Continue reading Has somebody nicked a sandwich?
There’s nothing more annoying when you’re sat on the toilet than a dripping tap within earshot, take my word for it, a hammer hitting a nail would be easier to cope with. For the past week or so the hot tap in the bathroom sink has been dripping constantly, so as a temporary measure…… Continue reading 2 DRIPS
Firstly, it’s Dave’s birthday today. So: HAPPY ##TH BIRTHDAY HONEY !!! This is the card I got for him… And inside… Forget the beer, he’ll be drinking this… Reserve Chianti 2008. It´s a posh bottle of wine Liam and Maddy bought him last Christmas. He said he’d save…… Continue reading A Bow Thruster Birthday
Woke up this morning to this, everyone to the left of us has scarpered. To be fair (to us) they didn’t all just take off into the night in one go. It’s been a gradual thing. But today the last boat tootled out. So we’ve got the “end mooring” that some folks really like,…… Continue reading Was it something we said?
I’ve been going through my early blog posts (mainly just them so far), and adding Blogger “labels” to them over the past few days. In one sense it’s nice to re-live it, but in another it’s not, mainly because we had so many problems to deal with. Oh we were so naive when we first…… Continue reading What to look out for when buying a canal boat:
We were supposed to have set off much earlier than we did. But thanks to me faffing about, and a crazy half our of things not going to plan. (Nothing new). We ended up setting off at this time… Checkout that cloud formation… I once did a post about the humble…… Continue reading A walk down the towpath and an unplanned catch up
First of all the indicator; not the left or right kind, I mean the empty or full kind. Any guesses hmm??? Ok, well it’s another poo tank topic to make the conversation “flow” as it were. We know we’re almost due for a trip to the Pump Out Palace. It’s been over 6 weeks…… Continue reading A faulty indicator story morphs into mooring fees
Well our friends next door are setting off tomorrow morning on a two month cruise. (May the force of good weather be with them). So they’re coming round here for a farewell meal tonight, in a typical conversation earlier:Chris: Well I’ve got to go get myself a shower and put my dinner suit on, we’ve…… Continue reading The tatty bye meal