The Sunday Lunch Club 56

The Sunday Lunch Club 56

Overwintering on a boat in Samos Marina, on the beautiful Greek island of Samos could be quite a lonely affair if it wasn’t for the live-aboard community, let’s refer to them as the ‘exuberant partakers of the odd libation’…. so one naturally forms, The Sunday...
Feeling Grateful 52

Feeling Grateful 52

I have just arrived back from a great trip back to the UK.  I had a fantastic time visiting my mum right up in the north of Scotland and my son and his family right down in Kent in the south east of England.   Arriving back in Samos I realised I needed my sunglasses...
Boat Mended….Panic Over 51

Boat Mended….Panic Over 51

Arriving in Leros, we made the preparations to get the boat lifted out of the water so our hole could be mended.  We tried to organise things so we wouldn’t be out of the water for too long but we knew they would need to dry the boat before fixing it.  They...
Man Overboard – I fell In! 34

Man Overboard – I fell In! 34

All that talk of walking the plank was really tempting fate wasn’t it.  After three years of living on a boat … I fell in!  Shopping and all!It was one of those days, the wind was blowing, we were safely moored up, we decided to go shopping.  Usually I hate shopping...
A Perfect March Day

A Perfect March Day

We awoke to blue skies and the sun coming in through our overhead window.   Great, I wasn’t working today so we could have a relaxed day together. I began by taking Lilly for a walk.  We have a lovely walk in Lipsi, when the sun is out we can follow the coast line...
2 Weeks Ashore

2 Weeks Ashore

We were a few days late coming out of the water because every time the wind abated enough for us to travel north, I was working.   This hasn’t been an issue for us much before but I have a feeling it might be more of an issue here in the Aegean because the wind is...

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