Category: Landgirl Afloat

Landgirls Short Cornish Road Trip 1

Landgirls Short Cornish Road Trip

Neil and I left Weir Quay this morning and are heading for Falmouth.  We have taken different forms of transport though.  Neil is sailing Gleda around (yet to arrive as I type this) and I am...

In the Night Sailing (but no IgglePiggle) 1

In the Night Sailing (but no IgglePiggle)

Neil wanted to try a night sail as part of the sea trials for Gleda. Whilst I do know that night sailing is part of her/our future and that many boats like ours sail at night,...

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The Flower Shower

Another first over the last few weeks was standing naked in a bucket having a Flower Shower. Not on deck I hasten to add; too dam cold as much as anything!  We don’t have a bath...

Long Overdue Update from Landgirl Afloat 2

Long Overdue Update from Landgirl Afloat

Firstly, sorry for the delay in putting up a new post, mainly due to connectivity, well lack of.  Since my last post I have been ‘up country’ for a couple of weeks to sort family issues,...

Landgirl Floats 1

Landgirl Floats

So we have been moored in the river for just over 2 weeks now but are still not yet ready to sail.  I naively thought that within a few weeks of arriving at Weir Quay we...

Did I say that out loud?  Yes I did.  Get used to it. 8

Did I say that out loud? Yes I did. Get used to it.

A consequence of Neil and I spending all our time together is that he will get the dubious benefit of hearing my random thoughts.  Usually these disjointed thoughts and observations are reserved for friends who get...

Back to Corporate-Ville (but not for long) 4

Back to Corporate-Ville (but not for long)

So after all the excitement of the last 3 weeks and finally getting Gleda on the water (nearly) and not far off sailing it was back to work on Monday for me. I am required to...

Landgirl Adjusts 2

Landgirl Adjusts

Landgirl Adjusts For such a massive change to my lifestyle and what I thought I would be happy with, I’m pleased to say that I have, so far, felt really positive about this move. Living in...

It’s all new to me … 3

It’s all new to me …

It’s all new to me …… well will be soon After a meeting at work Monday morning where it was confirmed that my last day in employment will be 19th June 2014, I packed up my...