Monthly Archives: October 2012

Busy Weekend and an Uninvited Guest

So much has happened this weekend I don’t know where to start. Saturday morning we headed to Vogue carpets in Newcastle. (www.voguecarpetsstaffordshire.co.uk) Mike, the owner of the shop is always very helpful and we have known him for over 15 … Continue reading

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Love is in the Air

Nigel (the boat mover) has fallen in love!…………Who with???    No! What with???   is the correct question.    –    He has fallen in love with our boat. He has moored up tonight outside Tesco’s at Rickmansworth (very handy for the shopping). As … Continue reading

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Special Present from a Special Little Lady

What a lovely thought and such a special gift we recevived today. Roy and I were given a key cover for each of ourselves for the boat. We were given these by a special young lady called Lucy. Lucy is only … Continue reading

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Day 2 of the Boat Move

What an exciting day today. Nigel ( the boat mover) has been fabulous and kept us up to date with his progress with pictures, texts and videos. I love the sound of the engine. I received the texts while I was … Continue reading

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Day 1 of the Boat move

Been worried to death all day wondering how everything went with the boat move. Roy and I both waited until we were home together so we could phone Nigel (The boat mover). I asked Nigel how he was and he replied … Continue reading

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The Night Before Christmas

That is how it feels like tonight, like the night before Christmas. For those who know me they will tell you I cannot hide my feelings so as you can imagine tonight I am so, so, so excited. Why? you … Continue reading

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Man Flu

Roy has just asked me if that is an appropriate subject to talk about, well I think it is as he has had man flu all weekend and so we were not able to go try out toilets. I am … Continue reading

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Are you sitting comfortably?

This is a question Roy and I will be asking each other today as we are going to be buying a new toilet for “Foxglove”. Yes that is the name of our new boat that we have now owned for … Continue reading

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Learnt a new language

Learnt a new language tonight, the language according to Clare! Unfortunately the boat mover has had to cancel due to a leg injury and so we are now on plan E as plan A,B,C and D have all gone wrong. … Continue reading

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So Long, Farewell….

No that isn’t the start of a Julie Andrews song from the “Sound of Music” it is just me saying goodbye to Nick & Emma who bought our boat “Marpessa 2”.They are off on their adventure in the morning cruising … Continue reading

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