Working up the field

Those who follow this Blog will know about the field and  the ambition to develop an Eco campsite, if and when we get the go ahead from the Mayor.  In the meantime we have to hold our horses and only do some preparatory non- constructive work.  To that end we are concentrating on securing the field by erecting new gate...

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Off cruising on Monday.

Yes great weather and time to get back to Decize. The canal is now open after a prolonged closure.  We are  preparing for the off on Monday.  It should take two and a half days to get there if the lock keepers are in position and all  the locks are working again.   Its always a bit of an adventure...

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Spring has sprung and work on the field

The longer days and shorter nights lift the spirits and fill one with hope and expectation for a jolly 2017. For all  those who sent good wishes  to Gladys after her accident I can report that she is back to full health and  is now her usual lovable pain in the bum. We have completed our purchase of our bit...

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Gladys 0 , truck 1

Gladys enjoys her walks, but she prefers a run out off the lead.  Teresa never lets her off the lead because Gladys does not respond to being asked to return!   I have  always taken the view that the risks are manageable and up  to last Sunday no harm had come to Gladys.  However, on a Sunday morning walk along...

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Frozen in and completing on the land

Yes folks its been very cold in mid France and the boat is firmly iced into the shore.. We did remain warm and cosy thanks to our reliable log burner,  praise the Hygge. If I had some ice skates I could have got to the shops a bit quicker!  Sunrise over the ice. We have today moved off the boat...

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