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This year is described by many as ‘unprecedented’, ‘apocalyptic’, ‘calamitous”, as well as urban slang such as ‘omnishambles’ and ‘hellacious’. Hunkered in Blue Heeler for most of the year, ‘tedious’ fits our situation. Besides the anxiety caused by COVID19 around the … Continue reading

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Last winter I was looking forward to spending winter on an overseas island somewhere to the south. Little did I expect the island to be Portsea Island on the south coast of England in Hampshire. Not quite the tropics, but … Continue reading

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“You can’t always be strong, but you can always be brave”. Donations to – NPCD.org.au   Living on a boat with another person for months at a time in warm weather is one thing. But to be cooped up in a … Continue reading

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A break in the weather, blue sky and favourable winds, was all we needed to depart Holyhead. Ahead of us was a chilly two day sail south through the Irish Sea so we made sure we had our winter woollies … Continue reading

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