Category Archives: highs and lows of living on a boat

Forget Spring. It feels like Winter.

Apparently we missed Summer. It was lovely but only lasted a week. Since we arrived in France it’s back to rainy cold days with thunderstorms and lightening. I love a good storm but this winter blast is no fun. I’m … Continue reading

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Engine troubles and wet weather…somedays are like that…

We were sad to say goodbye to Santenay. Such lovely bike trails and a decent mug of Grande Creme in the square but on Saturday we knew it was time to go. So we set off around 9am, happily heading … Continue reading

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A retrospective look at the Top 10 Things We Like about our new lifestyle. (And a few challenges).

We have been home for a week now and it’s time for reflection. What did we love? And for some light and shade, some balance, a few things I, at least, had issues with… Top 10 things we like about … Continue reading

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