Author Archives: philippaodonnell

The next three months….

The next three months became ten, during which all the necessary ducks lined themselves up to transform our voyaging adventure back into the routine of work, school and living for the weekend.  Hence no posts!  We are doing all the … Continue reading

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St Lucia, Bequia, Carriacou

We left Dominica feeling privileged to have anchored in such a wild and beautiful place.  We left bound for Martinque.  It was one of the few passages that actually went to plan, that is, pitstop for one night and move … Continue reading

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Of all the places that stole my heart, Dominica has to be she. For sure, one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen.  A pristine, clean, undeveloped paradise. Stuffed full of dense ancient rainforest which (bar a bit of small scale subsistence … Continue reading

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Dec 3 – Getting here

Aeeeyyyayae. This post is long overdue. I know. Apologies for any frayed nerves from this un-intended radio silence. Many reasons explain it not least the 52 days it took to arrive here (Grenada) from Antigua. Then technical failures – a … Continue reading

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Our Atlantic Crossing – The Movie

You read the epic post – now here is the movie! Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

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20th May

Newsflash! We are living in a house! Complete with coast views, dogs, cats and wild horses that wander casually in to the garden. It does feel a little bit like cheating but the prospect of a 6 week house sit with … Continue reading

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10th May – Racing and cricket

This is what has been happening in the last month. A week after arriving, Ben started work at Woodstock Boatbuilders. A company set up by his boss, an Englishman who arrived 25 years ago aged 17 with a bag of … Continue reading

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