December 29th Noon
Nothing much new to report! Weather is less clement
but on the whole that means more speed and there is less chance of falling
asleep on watch. It also means that the rest periods are less comfortable and
sleep is harder to achieve so there is more chance of falling asleep on
Charles Darwin's theory of evolution has some
inconsistencies; for instance if we continue to evolve how come that offshore
sailors do not have 3 hands and a big suction pad at the waist which would hold
them in their seat? If equipped life afloat would be much easier.
While we have healthy main meals some of us do find
it difficult not to snack! Mary Sheffield's bag of sweeties is sadly depleted
and Angela Wood's Christmas Cake is dwindling fast -- this though is very
healthy as one slice has so much fruit in it that it counts as your 5 a
Our target of Bequia seems very real now and the
miles are counting down - we hope to anchor early evening local time on Friday.
If we can stay awake we will celebrate New Year UK time then Bequia time four