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Well, 2016 is over and as we are entering 2017, I want to wish all of you, dear readers, a very Happy New Year, hoping it is as kind and generous to you as 2016 has been to us. New boat, new business, much socialising and entertaining have made for a hectic year and while I am far from complaining (life is good after all) I admit it all impacted on our… Read More

I don’t know about you, but November is the time of the year when I realise the festive season is fast approaching, but somehow I am still convinced there is lots of time to get ready. Besides we have just recovered from Halloween sugar-laden feasts and Australian spring festival celebrations, so I like to sit back and enjoy a quiet week or two before the Christmas frenzy takes hold. Last week started… Read More

I realise that we are well into January, and it seems like a blur since the end of the year festivities. I hope you all had a fabulous time for Christmas and New Year with loved ones, near and far, young and old, on land or at sea…and since 2016 will last for another 11 ½ months, I don’t think it is too late for me to wish you all a very… Read More

In Australia, summer starts on Dec 1 and we were lucky enough to spend our first summer weekend on the boat, cruising around the Sydney Harbour. I say lucky because the opportunity doesn’t present itself that often, as we live a few hours away by boat. But this time, the boat had been in the city all week for maintenance, and being launched back in the water on a Friday, we thought… Read More

We are well into 2015 and I realise that it is probably too late to wish all of you, readers, a Happy New Year. Too late because the festivities ended nearly 3 weeks ago. Too late because the tragic events in Paris 2 weeks ago sent shock waves around the world and cast dark shadows of sorrow and anger.  Like most people, I have struggled to reconcile my deep concerns over what… Read More

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