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Posh Nosh

It’s fair to say that Gail and I like our food and we eat well aboard ‘Gleda’. That’s all down to Gail. She does nearly all the cooking. My contribution is generally limited to BBQ’s and...

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The Future Is Here

For the last eighteen days in a row, I’ve been working on ‘finishing’ my book. There are 8 days left until it must be uploaded to Amazon. Thanks to the seventy or so hours I’ve put...

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Still Waiting On The Sun

The blue sky’s still there. I know it is. It’s just hidden, that’s all. What is it they say about the weather suiting the mood? Or is it the mood suiting the weather? Either way, right...

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2018 – Reboot

Gail and I got back to ‘Gleda’ Saturday evening. Our friends Garry and June picked us up from Murcia airport and ran us to Lidl so that we could get some provisions. Thanks guys. All was...

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Digging Deep

Firstly, I must again express my gratitude for your messages of sympathy and support. I know that my writing is often self-centred and negative. That people like you continue to take the time to read it...

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No Choice?

Firstly my deepest gratitude goes to those of you that left messages and condolences after my last blog post. It means a lot to me. I hope you’ll forgive me for not replying to each of...

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Enjoy Yourself

It’s New Years Eve 6:30am. I’m writing this sitting on a sofa, in a lounge, in a centrally heated house, in the UK. Twenty hours ago I had no thought that I’d be here. Yesterday morning...

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A Hand To Steer

Whatever else I may or may not have achieved during this year of marina life. There is one thing for certain. Gleda will be better prepared for extended short-handed cruising than ever before. There was one...

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Escape Artist

If you are reading these words thanks for sticking around. It’s been nearly two months since anything new appeared here. My apologies for that. You deserve an explanation. I’ll try to give one. It’s eleven years...