Monthly Archives: September 2014

26 sept

The ‘eye’ saw it’s first visitor today. A large fish actually stopped and stared into the boat through the eye. Suddenly we became the human aquarium…hilarious. Every time I walked past the ‘eye’ I could see the side of the … Continue reading

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24 september

We have arrived in Cascais (Lisbon) after 33 bouncy hours and one night at sea. We were anchored with vino in hand by 1755 hours. Finally. This has been the carrot dangling ahead of our windswept faces ever since we … Continue reading

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23 sept

Just an update: we are finally leaving Leixoes. Heading for Lisbon-should make it in 2 days. Excited to be moving once more. Questions; will the newly tweaked and replaced self steering work? Will there be fog? Will anything hit the … Continue reading

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22 sept

These are my wonderful parents. They deserve medals for the time they have served with and for, each other, their rebellious and at times ferral children, with life’s ups and downs and cruel twists. This recently taken picture captures the … Continue reading

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21 sept – PORTO

A lovely sunny boozy afternoon in Porto after a lifetime rain bound in the boat… This is my photo of the century…old lady gives me a hint of Hilda…   Alfi’s first brush with chocolate mousse…life can never be the … Continue reading

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17 september

We are still in Leixoes! Arrived here on 9th! We had not planned on being here for more than a few days, but there has been an enormous depression half the size of the Atlantic. It brought into the marina … Continue reading

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13 sept

Fun at the beach today…

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