Tag Archives: Memories

Back to Capri

In contrast to every other occasion when we have set out from Stabia, the wind was not set to give us a swift passage to Capri. In fact there was no wind to be had, even though we delayed setting … Continue reading

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Capri, the pearl of the Bay of Naples, with its’ grottos and rock formations; home to emperors, movie stars, artists and our Gracie. When colour TV was in its infancy we used to watch a trade test transmission on BBC … Continue reading

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Open Sesame

We set out to go to one of the beach restaurants for a meal and had no sooner stepped off the gangplank than we were hailed by a couple of older gentlemen preparing to open a bottle of wine, sat … Continue reading

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Journeys End

The final leg of our journey this year was a voyage of some eighty miles to Lagos, where we are to overwinter. It involved going round Cabo de Sao Vicente, the other end of the earth. We set off at dawn. All … Continue reading

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A Pause for Reflection

We took the girls home and came back down to Lymington in a hire car. On the way we stopped at Netley Marsh, to visit the churchyard where the ashes of John’s Mum and Dad are interred. We arrived at … Continue reading

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