Monthly Archives: July 2014

31 July – 3

Olive deep in thought… Advertisements

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31 July – 2

More pictures of day 2… The ‘eye’…Ben put in the eye so the girls can spy fish…the whole time the boat was moored on the muddy Exe the eye was dark brown and dank…the minute we hit the sea it … Continue reading

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31 July

Day 2 of our epic adventure complete. Was a rolly day-going into the wind a bit. Didn’t really matter. Spirits still high. I made the first loaf-amusing-kneading dough in the cockpit with flour flying everywhere. Scales didn’t work either as … Continue reading

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30 July – more…

Olive making shapes with daddy’s tool box bits…(the word I want to use is nuts…anyway..) Is she slightly OCD??? How very surprising… Apologies for my fat finger stupidly obscuring the view…

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30 July 3

The moment of departure – special thanks to Dan Skeldon for bringing the ceremony to a very practical end in his pronouncement of ‘right, breakfast…’ – keeping it real…thanks Dan!!

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30 July 2

Our lines are untied. We are no longer attached. We have left. Still in a state of disbelief. Waved off by dear friends (& some random strangers…). All in the end brought a few tears to us both…

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30 July

Departure day. 6.30am-up since 5.45. Everyone squealing with excitement! Feelings? Amazed and in awe of ourselves for getting to base camp-we’ve totally arrived and only two days late. In a mild state of bewilderment tinged with a whole heap of … Continue reading

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