Category: Life & Money

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Two Questions

What now? That’s the first question (The second comes right at the bottom of this post) What now is a question we ask ourselves a lot isn’t it? Usually it’s asked when a succession of bad...

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Why Write?

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about my writing recently. I write everyday. Most of it no-one ever sees, that’s a good thing. This blog is the most regular showcase for my words. A few...

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Fifteen

It was a bit unfair of me to leave that obscure 15 reference last time out, sorry. There’s no way you could know what I meant by it. That said Philip came surprisingly close with his...

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Settling In – Slowly

Blimey O’Reilly, where does the time go? Gail pointed out yesterday that we’ve already been here for nearly a month, I couldn’t believe it. Having Nicole and Simon aboard was great, spending time with my daughter...

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Already Wealthy

It pains me to write about money, it really does, mainly because I have no interest in it. See I’m already wealthy, I have my health, I have people that love me (go figure), I have...

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The Next Challenge

[unordered_list style=”tick”] BUILD THE BOAT GET SAILING [/unordered_list] [unordered_list style=”red-x”] MAKE IT SUSTAINABLE [/unordered_list] That’s all folks, simple as that, no need to say more is there?………. Oh, OK then, I forgot you like the juicy...

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Weather Bombs And Marina Living

We’ve now been in the marina for nearly 2 months and Gleda is no longer a sail boat, she’s now a houseboat and not a particularly good one, she’s out of her element and so am...

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Paying The Price

I’ve stopped beating myself up about not getting ‘Gleda’ to warmer climes for the Winter…… almost. But now we’re beginning to pay for that failure. We’re paying with discomfort, every morning we spend time mopping up...

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Lost And Found

I’m writing this sitting in the nav station aboard Gleda. The rain is hammering down on the coachroof, the wind generator is buzzing in the wind gusts sending little vibrations through the desk. I’m occasionally rocked...

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3282Hrs – Throwing The Dice

I ordered some more epoxy this morning. I paid for it from next months rent money I’d set aside. Reckless gamble or shrewd move? Opinions will differ. To be fair the dice are slightly loaded in...