Sadly departing Croatia
Hrvatska to Italia
While Patricia Molloy was with us we were discussing ‘Wind in the Willows’ by Kenneth Grahame and when she returned home, looked up the proper quote concerning Rat & Mole and messing about in boats. Thank you Patricia.
An E H Shepard illustration
Wind in the Willows
Ratty said to Mole
Well this day weren’t in boats we were up the creek at Krka and the
Patricia, Irene, Jacques, Brian & Jo-Anne
I mentioned dinner with John & Amanda Cushen off
This is once again at Trogir with Southern Princess moored on the
In times past this bridge used to open twice a day so that water craft could pass through,
however recently they discontinued the service because of road traffic delays
and now we have to spend two hours travelling around the island to get to Split.
Irene and I reluctantly decided to forgo our trip to
30th June 2007 we parted company with John and Amanda and
sadly we won’t cross paths with them for another couple of years. Spent the
morning in Trogir at the markets stocking up and even though we had moored on
the outside of
1st July 2007 COOPER HUNT TURNER was born at 11:44 hours New
That afternoon we all went ashore and had a BBQ amongst the rocks.
It was the closest we could find to a beach!
Mintaka & Southern Princess had a big booking swapping
session. One of the things we miss is easy access to English written books so
every chance we get there is a swap meet. Read some interesting stuff and a lot
of rubbish as well. Sadly we said goodbye to Italo, Carmen and Dave & Joanne
as we won’t be seeing them again for awhile. We have made a tentative date with
Carmen & Italo to visit them in
The 2nd of July saw us checking out in
The next morning early we departed for
Just before dark I glanced aloft to check that the mast head anchor light was on and noticed that the VHF ariel was waving in the breeze so Irene hauled me aloft and with my trusty miners light on my head I managed to get it done up properly so that we could leave early tomorrow.
July 4th, 2007 the log reads:
04:30 departed for
We will miss