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Back to Base for the Weekend

Our plans were to go across the Bay to Sorrento for the weekend, try for Amalfi, assuming the siblings Coppola had not packed in for the season and then back to Capri before coming home to base. We reasoned the … Continue reading

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Pool News

Today all the main fires visible from the marina had stopped smouldering, though the planes were still heading off behind Vesuvius with their payloads of salt water. John had checked the weather forecast and a front was due to come … Continue reading

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There and Back Again, a Harnett’s Tale

Bandol is only thirty miles away, so we had a relaxed start to the day and a delightful breakfast ashore at the bread shop. John had “…the best croissant I’ve ever eaten” and I probably had my best ever raisin … Continue reading

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Return to Spain

We arrived back in Spain to warm weather, but with a humid atmosphere heavy with the threat of thunder. The weather forecast for the week ahead was not very comforting; storms in the Gulf of Leon were sending wind and … Continue reading

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Rough Under Canvass

Most of my family holidays took place in Britain and it rained a lot. When we progressed from camping to caravanning my Dad would “bet it’ll be rough under canvass tonight” , on numerous occasions. It became a family saying. … Continue reading

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Moving On

Although the marina development at Benalmadena is huge and although we were tucked in round the back of a solid pontoon, the effect of swell from the west sets the boats rocking there. For most of our stay the wind … Continue reading

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