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Category: Diary

The Next Chapter

When I imagined the dream it was full of adventure and sunsets and crystal clear waters. There were scary storms and tense repairs, there were mountain hikes and fishing successes. There were secluded beaches and palm trees and hammocks. There was not ice on the windows or scrubbing slime...
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My least favourite things about living on a boat

My least favourite things about living on a boat has been harder to write about than my favourite things, because I couldn’t find song material to base it on.  But fear not, my teenage years were not wasted and Adam is thrilled because it has meant he has got...
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My favourite things about living on a boat

‘What’s living on a boat really like?’  Since moving onto a liveaboard this is one of the questions I get asked the most.  Well actually, that’s not entirely true.  I get questions like ‘Where do you shower?’  ‘How do you get water?’ and ‘Does it move all the time?’ ...
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Saving money-what we have learnt from living on a budget

  Saving money is not easy in this day and age.  The new number one thing Adam and I now say is….. ‘Sorry, we’ve got no money’ Obviously this is a lie.  What we really mean is that we have no money for fun because we have no jobs...
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That time we had to wee in a bucket…

    For three months. The biggest falling out me and Adam have ever had (so far, I’ll keep you updated!) occurred around the two month fixing up the boat mark. ‘I just don’t think you like living on a boat’ he said. I had been moany and snappy...
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Travel planning for idiots- long term travel on a tight budget

Delving into budget travel options.  How we went about planning travel without work and why the decision was such a hard one! I suck at making decisions.  My Mum knows that when her phone rings it’s probably me, calling to double check that I’m allowed to do whatever it...
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I’m on a boat!

But it’s not going fast, and I don’t have a nautical themed pashmina afghan…but if that’s what you’re looking for you can find one here. (who knew Lonely Island were setting fashion trends) For those of you who have seen the video ‘On a Boat’ by Lonely Island, living onboard...
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