Category Archives: Friends


We have enjoyed a lovely few days in Luarno. Not that the weather has been glorious, most mornings have the mountains shrouded in fog and when this cleared the wind blew up fiercely on several afternoons. On the one relatively … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Sant Carles

The life raft and flares arrived back more or less on time yesterday, so we are all set for the off tomorrow, when the weather is due to improve. Today is dismal, windy with big threatening clouds and perishing cold. … Continue reading

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The weekend marked changeover day with the boat charter companies and a couple of large motor cruisers moored opposite us and took on clients. One seemed to be quite an up market set up catering for small groups of people … Continue reading

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We are to have neighbours as we overwinter here in Lagos. They are a couple from Belgium, Annemie and Patrick, who will be staying on board their yacht throughout the winter. They have offered to keep a friendly eye on … Continue reading

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Handbags and Gladrags

We have said goodbye to Graham and Mike. It will have taken them just over an hour to retrace their steps to London. It is quiet with just the two of us. We had lunch in the square and then … Continue reading

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Time Passes

We are still in Plymouth. We resumed our travels early on Wednesday 8th, keen to reach Falmouth before the worst of the weather. We planned to hug the coast this time. I felt a bit off. By the time we … Continue reading

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