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Previous Diary Entries

Date Subject Position
2015
Sep 2015
Mon 28 Sep 08:03 Vlad the Invader woos Washington
May 2015
Thu 28 May 14:44 A couple of beta readers wanted, please
Sun 24 May 21:15 I had a friend and I kept meaning to call him
Wed 20 May 06:15 The characters in my next book start to talk to me
Mon 11 May 08:46 VE day and the cost of a moral stand
Sat 09 May 07:52 A very English revolution
Thu 07 May 12:40 UK Election predictions
Apr 2015
Thu 30 Apr 09:21 Sing a Song of Saturn
Wed 29 Apr 08:53 New book alert!
Sat 18 Apr 09:33 A BBC report on charity foodbanks brings back memories
Mar 2015
Mon 30 Mar 14:19 When Dave met Brenda
Sat 28 Mar 15:14 A cornucopia of clangs
Wed 18 Mar 09:12 Tweaking keywords produces some book sales
Sun 08 Mar 08:04 New blog article
Sun 01 Mar 18:40 Miliband gets his sums wrong
Feb 2015
Wed 25 Feb 08:07 It wuz the gerbils wot dunnit
Sat 14 Feb 16:28 Latest blog post available
Mon 02 Feb 20:35 What's in a name?
Jan 2015
Mon 26 Jan 11:40 A Greek Tragedy of our time
Sun 18 Jan 18:13 Freedom of speech
2014
Dec 2014
Wed 31 Dec 11:22 Happy new year
Sun 21 Dec 14:45 Hot off the presses, latest blog
Sat 06 Dec 16:03 Dreams of Empire
Nov 2014
Sat 29 Nov 10:11 The World according to Kilgore
Thu 13 Nov 17:05 Oh what a tangled web we weave
Mon 10 Nov 15:55 The Sun has gone down and we have remembered them
Tue 04 Nov 17:55 New blog entry
Tue 04 Nov 10:41 Free download
Sat 01 Nov 11:24 New month, new resolutions and a free download
Oct 2014
Mon 13 Oct 12:04 When is there not trouble in the Middle East?
Mon 06 Oct 09:44 Just too much to write about
Sep 2014
Fri 26 Sep 09:09 (no subject)
Mon 22 Sep 07:02 The coming English Revolution
Fri 19 Sep 08:22 Scotland has voted
Wed 17 Sep 13:18 Scotland will decide tomorrow
Fri 12 Sep 17:28 There may be trouble ahead
Tue 09 Sep 10:59 Scottish Independence
Thu 04 Sep 22:21 We should thank Putin
Aug 2014
Wed 27 Aug 09:55 A new freebie
Tue 19 Aug 10:07 A plot--my laptop for a plot!
Mon 11 Aug 13:38 Iraq: It is mostly our fault
Tue 05 Aug 10:35 This pooch poops off-path
Jul 2014
Wed 23 Jul 14:26 Clinton on Gaza
Mon 21 Jul 08:44 Officially homeless
Tue 15 Jul 12:22 Gaza: the cost of a ceasefire.
Tue 08 Jul 09:57 Scottish Independence?
Fri 04 Jul 11:44 Troutbridge is for sale
Jun 2014
Fri 27 Jun 15:53 New books available in paperback
Sun 15 Jun 18:35 It really was your fault Tony
Wed 11 Jun 22:06 Amazing the results a mildly-worded email can achieve
Wed 11 Jun 16:17 Possibly there is a cat for sale
May 2014
Thu 29 May 14:54 Racist Britain?
Sat 24 May 09:19 For those in peril on the sea
Wed 14 May 10:52 The winds of change?
Apr 2014
Wed 30 Apr 10:29 Back in Blighty
Sat 19 Apr 07:48 Back in Blighty with a new operating system
Sat 05 Apr 04:22 How to write a best-seller
Mar 2014
Sat 22 Mar 05:03 Book covers and eChums
Fri 14 Mar 06:05 A tail of two Tims
Wed 12 Mar 08:02 It will end in tears. Russian tears.
Tue 04 Mar 02:21 Somebody doesn't want to kill me
Feb 2014
Sat 22 Feb 01:51 Time limited free offer!
Wed 19 Feb 01:34 About Solstice Publishing
Mon 17 Feb 15:16 Eliezer's Journey is now available
Fri 14 Feb 00:56 One day I'll have time for some boat jobs
Tue 11 Feb 16:32 The first book is published by Solstice
Tue 11 Feb 07:29 It's all go here!
Tue 04 Feb 07:52 Christmas 2014 has arrived early
Jan 2014
Tue 21 Jan 23:57 Mission successful
Mon 20 Jan 07:13 The latest book
Sat 11 Jan 01:58 A working engine
Sat 04 Jan 02:34 Working on the engine
2013
Dec 2013
Tue 31 Dec 07:49 Happy New Year
Sat 28 Dec 02:15 Christmas Rant :)
Sat 21 Dec 03:10 I thought it was all over but the book continues
Wed 18 Dec 02:28 More piccies
Tue 17 Dec 07:55 Just experimenting
Sat 14 Dec 09:37 Some progress
Tue 03 Dec 03:04 Bugger!
Nov 2013
Sat 30 Nov 00:49 It's nearly December and the Christmas musak has started
Sun 24 Nov 02:39 I used to work in Scotland
Sat 23 Nov 09:55 Well gunked up injectors and injector pump
Fri 22 Nov 02:28 November 22nd
Fri 22 Nov 01:09 Action this day
Tue 19 Nov 03:25 Want a very special deal?
Fri 15 Nov 02:01 Adieu to old friends and some new ones
Thu 14 Nov 00:12 Engine part One
Fri 08 Nov 05:41 The writer witters about the Middle East
Wed 06 Nov 00:34 Of leaks and books
Oct 2013
Mon 28 Oct 08:11 It’s been a VERY long trip from Fiji 1:28.38N 103:43.40E
Mon 28 Oct 08:08 Determination and fortitude be damned, I’ve just a bout had it. 1:21.14N 103:37.62E
Sat 26 Oct 19:58 Floats my boat
Sat 26 Oct 13:15 Hard going 1:09.79N 103:51.89E
Fri 25 Oct 23:42 I spoke too soon
Fri 25 Oct 21:49 So, farewell Indonesia
Fri 25 Oct 07:23 Free download for you
Thu 24 Oct 23:03 The final rally gala dinner
Thu 24 Oct 10:50 We have ignition
Thu 24 Oct 09:23 It's Lagoi Jim but not without a drama 1:11.08N 104:19.35E
Thu 24 Oct 09:02 Lingga 0:18.64S 104:58.54E
Thu 24 Oct 09:00 A change of plan 1:30.52S 105:52.50E
Mon 14 Oct 22:47 The big offski
Mon 14 Oct 09:35 A run ashore
Sun 13 Oct 04:44 Anchor chain part deux
Sun 13 Oct 01:40 Anchor chain blues
Sun 13 Oct 00:04 Literary happenings
Sat 12 Oct 04:24 Bordering on a trip from hell. 2:33.38S 107:40.51E
Sat 12 Oct 03:54 Manggar. Number 1 so far!
Wed 09 Oct 23:38 A great stop
Mon 07 Oct 05:04 Moved into the harbour 2:50.90S 108:17.54E
Sat 05 Oct 00:21 Manggar, East Belitung 2:51.69S 108:17.98E
Tue 01 Oct 01:00 Deja vue? Nearly! 5:52.50S 110:25.58E
Sep 2013
Mon 30 Sep 22:41 To Karimanjawa Day three 6:15.44S 111:51.53E
Fri 27 Sep 23:23 En route to Karimanjawa Day One 7:06.80S 114:24.40E
Thu 26 Sep 10:25 Off in twelve hours
Tue 24 Sep 13:12 New Karno adventure link
Mon 23 Sep 09:59 Getting ready for the off
Sun 22 Sep 00:15 Lovina Beach
Sat 21 Sep 07:06 Homeopathic drinking
Fri 20 Sep 00:39 A very, very expensive trip dammit. 8:09.65S 115:01.35E
Thu 19 Sep 20:09 Just popped round the corner 8:08.69S 117:22.32E
Thu 19 Sep 20:06 One man stopped to sew 8:07.75S 117:23.52E
Sun 15 Sep 09:09 Karanga 8:08.38S 117:46.09E
Sat 14 Sep 10:54 NAH, Dragged! 8:18.46S 118:23.12E
Sat 14 Sep 08:31 A bit of an open anchorage 8:17.27S 118:24.53E
Fri 13 Sep 10:20 Eight out of ten 8:17.56S 118:55.85E
Fri 13 Sep 10:02 A perfect day 8:26.30S 119:27.14E
Wed 11 Sep 19:16 Farewell Flores
Mon 09 Sep 23:39 I thought Volvo was Swedish 8:31.11S 119:52.12E
Mon 09 Sep 10:47 Cheeseburger in paradise
Mon 09 Sep 02:19 Caribbean rules 8:30.32S 119:52.59E
Mon 09 Sep 02:17 Gilibodo 8:22.14S 120:00.94E
Thu 05 Sep 23:21 Anchorage 22 8:17.09S 120:35.96E
Wed 04 Sep 04:45 A fantastic day
Sun 01 Sep 22:24 Whooosh!!! There goes a month.
Sun 01 Sep 07:54 Where am I? 8:24.62S 121:01.72E
Sun 01 Sep 07:48 ‘Maureen’s Choice’. 8:29.90S 121:36.20E
Aug 2013
Tue 27 Aug 07:25 Maurole 8:30.35S 121:48.72E
Mon 26 Aug 01:11 Culture club
Sat 24 Aug 05:18 Maumere 8:38.02S 122:18.64E
Thu 22 Aug 23:32 Underway!
Thu 22 Aug 22:00 There's a breathless hush on the boat this morning
Thu 22 Aug 01:35 My thoughts on Syria
Wed 21 Aug 11:32 Chillin' with Anthony
Tue 20 Aug 12:31 Yet another near disaster
Mon 19 Aug 23:06 T'was up the mast at midnight
Mon 19 Aug 08:45 Progress but also some sad news
Sun 18 Aug 08:33 The tailor of Pantai Besar
Sat 17 Aug 06:39 Safe arrival but.... 8:20.88S 122:58.42E
Thu 15 Aug 04:12 Are we truly go?
Thu 15 Aug 02:26 Steps to happiness?
Tue 13 Aug 15:51 Oh boy
Fri 09 Aug 21:44 Many thanks to one and all
Fri 09 Aug 04:41 A final show stopper?
Tue 06 Aug 00:59 New writer's witter
Tue 06 Aug 00:07 Just chillin'
Sun 04 Aug 00:14 Of gala dinners, Baja filters and transmission systems
Fri 02 Aug 12:04 Indonesia, first impressions
Fri 02 Aug 01:01 A trying day, even after I’d anchored 10:09.48S 123:34.59E
Fri 02 Aug 01:00 Don’t blow now ye stupid winds-oh. 10:25.00S 123:37.00E
Fri 02 Aug 00:58 Last night at sea? 10:42.40S 124:34.50E
Fri 02 Aug 00:57 Batteries? Pah! I spit on them. 11:09.20S 126:13.39E
Fri 02 Aug 00:56 Motor Indonesia 11:31.58S 127:47.41E
Fri 02 Aug 00:53 And the sails go ‘slat slat slat’ 11:56.90S 129:13.90E
Jul 2013
Sat 27 Jul 00:50 Underway
Fri 26 Jul 09:03 A knackered clacker
Wed 24 Jul 08:36 Blue Water Countdown
Tue 23 Jul 08:00 What a difference a day makes
Mon 22 Jul 22:03 Grind your teeth day
Sun 21 Jul 08:16 Back at anchor
Thu 18 Jul 23:19 Rudder progress
Mon 15 Jul 10:48 A shuffle forward and two steps sideways
Sat 13 Jul 11:40 More problems and a blog entry
Sat 13 Jul 02:26 PS 12:25.88S 130:50.03E
Fri 12 Jul 22:18 Battery blues 2 12:25.86S 130:49.85E
Sun 07 Jul 07:03 A few photos
Sat 06 Jul 22:36 The rally route
Fri 05 Jul 09:16 Darwin!!! 12:25.73S 130:49.22E
Fri 05 Jul 06:04 The best laid plans 12:03.47S 131:15.46E
Fri 05 Jul 06:00 Port Essington 11:09.11S 132:08.46E
Fri 05 Jul 05:58 Even the roaches were queasy 10:56.14S 136:07.92E
Fri 05 Jul 05:56 In retrospect 10:54.28S 137:47.15E
Fri 05 Jul 05:54 Fading cheers for Ozpost
Jun 2013
Tue 25 Jun 01:42 Batteries...not so blue?
Mon 24 Jun 12:48 This cruising community 10:50.84S 142:21.81E
Mon 24 Jun 12:42 Fed Up 10:51.15S 142:20.95E
Mon 24 Jun 12:41 The Pacific’s parting gesture. 10:41.44S 142:31.46E
Mon 24 Jun 12:39 Never smile at a crocodile!
Mon 24 Jun 12:38 Escape River 10:57.90S 142:42.58E
Mon 24 Jun 12:37 Calypso to the rescue 11:14.63S 142:52.02E
Mon 24 Jun 12:36 We have a plan! 11:57.49S 143:12.39E
Mon 24 Jun 12:35 Portland Rd 12:35.62S 143:24.34E
Mon 24 Jun 12:34 Two near heart attacks and an anchor! 13:10.45S 143:34.41E
Mon 24 Jun 12:33 Hannah Island 13:51.54S 143:42.80E
Fri 14 Jun 10:09 Stanley Island 14:09.21S 144:13.55E
Fri 14 Jun 10:09 Ninian Bay 14:20.48S 144:38.39E
Fri 14 Jun 10:09 Lizard Island 14:39.67S 145:27.16E
Fri 07 Jun 21:04 On the move again
Thu 06 Jun 07:30 Port Douglas 16:28.92S 145:27.58E
Wed 05 Jun 06:34 The three bears 16:55.73S 145:59.31E
Wed 05 Jun 00:47 Unbelievable!!! 17:22.25S 146:05.71E
Tue 04 Jun 06:54 The game's afoot
Tue 04 Jun 02:26 Beam wind good...beam sea bad! 17:36.21S 146:07.42E
Mon 03 Jun 11:30 A nearly perfect sail 17:55.98S 146:07.89E
Sun 02 Jun 22:31 Beanz meanz....no wind 18:44.91S 146:34.09E
Sat 01 Jun 02:21 Oh Yeah Baybee, rock and roll 19:06.56S 146:51.62E
May 2013
Thu 30 May 19:48 A question of timing
Wed 29 May 21:12 Friends and strong wind warnings
Sat 25 May 23:46 The latest 'writer's witter'
Sat 25 May 06:31 Parking by ear 20:16.05S 148:42.22E
Wed 22 May 05:28 A slight change of itinerary 20:17.73S 148:47.32E
Tue 21 May 23:58 I wuz 'ere as well 20:53.05S 149:33.94E
Tue 21 May 23:51 I wuz 'ere 21:45.41S 150:16.56E
Sat 18 May 22:54 Eyes Ear!! 22:31.64S 150:45.26E
Sat 18 May 19:02 Just floating around 22:30.74S 150:49.78E
Sat 18 May 03:20 Progress of sorts 22:59.34S 151:04.57E
Thu 16 May 23:19 A peaceful night
Thu 16 May 06:12 A philosophical question 24:00.61S 151:44.31E
Tue 14 May 06:39 Decisions decisions! 25:13.87S 152:59.55E
Mon 13 May 04:57 Yankee Jack's 25:31.66S 152:58.03E
Fri 10 May 22:05 Who the F*** is Garry? 25:37.79S 152:58.36E
Wed 08 May 21:48 Chunky Milo
Wed 08 May 04:37 Moreton Island 27:11.20S 153:22.07E
Tue 07 May 07:21 Rivergate 27:26.64S 153:06.08E
Tue 07 May 00:12 Two-Six HEAVE
Sat 04 May 03:45 Coastal countdown
Apr 2013
Sun 28 Apr 01:37 Shock horror!
Mon 15 Apr 22:26 Are YOU a belieber?
Sat 13 Apr 21:55 Stocking up
Sat 06 Apr 22:31 The Don Street Follies
Mar 2013
Sun 31 Mar 23:33 Breaking news from the former North Korea
Wed 20 Mar 21:33 Back by popular demand!
Feb 2013
Tue 26 Feb 20:37 PS
Tue 26 Feb 20:31 Alternator resurgam
Mon 25 Feb 06:20 Alternator angst
Fri 15 Feb 08:36 THUD!!!
Wed 13 Feb 08:24 Hot off the press from 'The daily Disaster'
Tue 12 Feb 21:37 Back to square one?
Mon 11 Feb 05:27 Getting beyond a joke
Thu 07 Feb 01:06 Yet more excitement on the river
Jan 2013
Thu 31 Jan 00:22 Latest thoughts on writing.
Wed 30 Jan 23:17 On the 4(0)th day the dove returned
Mon 28 Jan 20:19 Fun and games in the flood!
Sun 27 Jan 10:02 Waiting for the flood
Fri 18 Jan 22:11 Return of the leak
Sun 13 Jan 01:50 Free download on Amazon
Mon 07 Jan 06:00 Doin' the Don Street two-step
Fri 04 Jan 08:46 Life on the river
2012
Dec 2012
Mon 31 Dec 03:00 New Years Eve Reflections
Thu 27 Dec 19:36 A more accurate position 27:28.60S 153:01.92E
Thu 27 Dec 08:08 Comms upgrade,
Tue 25 Dec 00:45 G'Day from Brissie 27:28.00S 153:01.90E
Tue 11 Dec 00:51 Today's cunning plan
Mon 10 Dec 00:02 Before and after
Thu 06 Dec 04:32 New Caledonia
Nov 2012
Fri 30 Nov 04:45 Update
Thu 29 Nov 06:34 PS
Thu 29 Nov 04:33 Nightmare 22:16.62S 166:26.39E
Sun 18 Nov 17:54 24 Four delay
Sat 17 Nov 19:19 Last minute glitches
Thu 15 Nov 18:16 Pump update
Fri 09 Nov 17:55 Autopilot Pump
Thu 08 Nov 00:40 Change of address 18:06.55S 178:23.79E
Sun 04 Nov 06:49 Bugger!!
Oct 2012
Wed 31 Oct 18:08 On the move???
Fri 26 Oct 23:43 False Dawn?
Wed 24 Oct 18:42 A bad guesstimate
Wed 17 Oct 19:49 Shopping
Sun 14 Oct 03:07 And suddenly an update!
Sun 14 Oct 03:01 The coming week
Fri 05 Oct 18:33 That Flanders and Swann Moment
Sep 2012
Thu 27 Sep 19:44 Update
Thu 20 Sep 19:51 Yet another Friday Morning
Thu 13 Sep 19:57 Wasting Away in Rice Wine-aville
Sun 09 Sep 21:59 Update
Sat 01 Sep 19:00 No news is......
Aug 2012
Thu 30 Aug 20:57 Expedition
Tue 28 Aug 19:05 The Long Silence
Tue 21 Aug 07:25 I shall say this only once
Mon 20 Aug 09:03 Progress? Don't be silly!
Thu 16 Aug 19:37 Need I say more?
Thu 16 Aug 08:42 Five minutes to High Noon
Wed 15 Aug 08:22 a sense of direction
Tue 14 Aug 19:46 Uh Oh!
Sat 11 Aug 00:08 Shuffling forward
Wed 08 Aug 20:09 Here we go round the merry go-round
Fri 03 Aug 21:55 A Collection of Cats
Thu 02 Aug 20:05 Brief Update
Jul 2012
Mon 30 Jul 21:08 Down in the marina, something stirred
Tue 24 Jul 20:31 Yes Virginia, there is a........
Mon 23 Jul 20:53 It's a Conspiracy!
Sun 22 Jul 20:26 A Book is Born
Mon 16 Jul 06:56 GGrrrr!!!
Sun 15 Jul 04:45 Frantic activity at the Chinese shipyard
Fri 13 Jul 19:37 I had forgotten
Thu 12 Jul 03:20 Slow progress
Mon 09 Jul 04:43 The unbearable tension of lifting
Sun 08 Jul 02:42 Boy, were those shoes made for walking
Sat 07 Jul 01:51 Tension update
Fri 06 Jul 19:56 Tension Rises
Mon 02 Jul 07:16 Cranes booked!
Jun 2012
Fri 29 Jun 07:45 Legal Redress?
Wed 27 Jun 23:23 Engine pictures
Wed 27 Jun 04:45 An interesting day
Tue 26 Jun 06:08 Getting there
Mon 25 Jun 06:52 The power of words: a traumatized cat.
Sun 24 Jun 15:26 More of the same
Fri 22 Jun 06:17 23:58 and disaster strikes
Tue 19 Jun 07:51 A Picture or Four is Worth a Thousand Words.
Mon 18 Jun 05:24 Hey, I wear a sarong so do I care?
Sun 17 Jun 04:58 What do you think?
Sat 16 Jun 08:16 Are the Russians Playing roulette.
Fri 15 Jun 06:07 Engines R Us
Thu 14 Jun 07:08 And then there were two
Wed 13 Jun 05:57 A new site to bookmark
Tue 12 Jun 08:29 A non-conversation with Martin the Meknik
Sat 09 Jun 08:11 What is Bashar al Assad's Game?
Fri 08 Jun 21:22 That was the week that was
Thu 07 Jun 11:24 Fiddly little jobs
Wed 06 Jun 06:30 Sit down before opening
Tue 05 Jun 08:32 Progress
Mon 04 Jun 08:34 Syria. Here we go again?
Sat 02 Jun 03:09 Presidential Election. Why bother?
Fri 01 Jun 07:58 He has got to be kidding. Two boats on reefs.
May 2012
Thu 31 May 06:52 Blimey. A job started AND finished
Tue 29 May 19:30 It doesn't get any easier
Tue 29 May 09:01 A fake vaccination program and a fake bubble?
Mon 28 May 07:02 One step forward, one step sideways
Sun 27 May 07:38 Psst, wanna buy some Russian natural gas?
Fri 25 May 22:46 CLICKETY-CLICK. Go on, you know you want to.
Fri 25 May 08:24 I'll bloody swing for one of these guys yet.
Tue 22 May 06:56 Happy Anniversary.....or something.
Mon 21 May 09:35 T'was a Monday Morning
Sat 19 May 05:40 Pooch bite man or man munch mutt?
Fri 18 May 23:25 I shall be having words
Tue 15 May 07:34 Creeping towards completion.
Sun 13 May 04:36 The Winds of Change are a blowin'
Sat 12 May 21:52 If you enjoy my writing....
Fri 11 May 07:07 More paint than you can shake a, er, brush, at.
Thu 10 May 06:13 Slowly, relentlessly and inexorably
Wed 09 May 08:48 More Progress
Tue 08 May 06:56 Ending on a high
Mon 07 May 12:09 Sigh.
Fri 04 May 09:34 Did I say a job was under budget?
Thu 03 May 11:14 Free ebook (OK, chapter One)
Wed 02 May 18:40 Pleasant surprises are so damn transient!
Wed 02 May 08:10 Carando. A fine lady, outstanding scholar and gentleman
Tue 01 May 11:40 Ever thought about an aarvark in a leather cocktaild dress?
Apr 2012
Mon 30 Apr 19:00 Apocolypse Posponed
Sat 28 Apr 00:33 Screwed. The end of the story.
Fri 27 Apr 07:17 A job a day
Thu 26 Apr 08:00 I am going to scream!
Wed 25 Apr 09:00 A virtually wasted day, dammit!
Tue 24 Apr 07:29 Raining so no mast climbing.
Mon 23 Apr 08:46 With ribald comments we roughly took his virginity
Sat 21 Apr 23:32 Read All Abart it!
Sat 21 Apr 07:41 Flat Pack Boat part Deux
Tue 17 Apr 17:42 At last a little momentum!
Sat 14 Apr 02:00 The thoughts of 'Chairman Pete'.
Fri 13 Apr 06:57 Flat Pack Boat (part one)
Tue 10 Apr 05:23 Mutter mutter whinge whinge
Mon 09 Apr 03:25 The 'bear necessities'
Sun 08 Apr 08:54 It's curry Jim
Fri 06 Apr 05:14 A bit more like home
Thu 05 Apr 08:16 A shuffling 2.5 steps forward, a dashing dinkie two-step back
Wed 04 Apr 06:49 Not quite yet
Mar 2012
Mon 26 Mar 11:21 Thoughts on 'going home'
Fri 23 Mar 06:36 The proud possessor of.....
Wed 21 Mar 19:33 Fit? NAH!!!
Thu 15 Mar 05:07 And so it (the money) goes
Wed 14 Mar 08:18 Update on yacht explosion
Wed 14 Mar 08:12 It's all go here
Fri 09 Mar 19:54 Funny thing, life
Wed 07 Mar 23:05 Progress on the engine front
Sat 03 Mar 03:48 AAAAARRRGGGGGHHHH!!!
Fri 02 Mar 20:45 A 'purrfect' welcome back to Suva
Feb 2012
Tue 28 Feb 23:45 'Arfur' was right!
Sat 25 Feb 03:07 Shop Till You Drop (your wallet!)
Thu 23 Feb 00:57 Sometimes they ARE out to get you
Sat 18 Feb 23:09 Flea-less in Fiji
Fri 10 Feb 09:23 7 Across, a cryptic clue
Wed 08 Feb 03:19 Some photo updates
Tue 07 Feb 02:21 A good morning
Wed 01 Feb 19:56 Inspector Clouseau was assigned to the case
Jan 2012
Sun 29 Jan 22:46 Breaking news!
Sun 29 Jan 19:48 The spares saga continues
Fri 27 Jan 08:54 The pitfalls of Outsourcing
Tue 24 Jan 06:17 Fridgeless in Fiji
Fri 20 Jan 05:41 Decisions decisions!
Fri 13 Jan 01:35 Waiting for delivery
Tue 10 Jan 07:03 International MultiHull Salvage World
Sat 07 Jan 03:13 The beginnings of a new fridge
Thu 05 Jan 05:02 Is this the finishing line I see before me?
2011
Dec 2011
Sun 25 Dec 19:50 Happy Christmas
Thu 22 Dec 20:37 For Beez Neez/In retrospect
Fri 16 Dec 20:02 ONWARDS!
Thu 15 Dec 22:59 Tis the season to be jolly...
Tue 13 Dec 02:52 Great feedback. Thanks.
Mon 12 Dec 01:01 Question: Have I ever considered self publishing?
Sun 11 Dec 23:43 Ideas Needed
Fri 09 Dec 09:19 Jacks, Cranes and truckmobiles
Wed 07 Dec 06:38 Electrickery.BAH!
Sun 04 Dec 19:14 Link to some cute photos
Sat 03 Dec 21:27 Of books, bankers and kittens.
Nov 2011
Wed 30 Nov 21:10 Rain Rain
Tue 29 Nov 01:50 Walking Man
Mon 28 Nov 03:17 Batteries
Fri 25 Nov 20:16 What did Goldie Hawn use to say?
Wed 23 Nov 22:43 The definitive answer.
Tue 22 Nov 01:51 We're here to help but........
Sun 20 Nov 23:04 Pedes Interuptus
Fri 18 Nov 03:12 Rain stopped play
Tue 15 Nov 21:09 Recession hits Fiji
Mon 14 Nov 03:01 So, farewell then, strawberry cheesecake
Fri 11 Nov 09:51 Snow in Fiji?
Tue 08 Nov 03:48 Full Hazmat Gear
Mon 07 Nov 04:17 Captains Log.......Update
Mon 07 Nov 01:43 Dog days?
Fri 04 Nov 19:14 A lengthy lunch
Oct 2011
Sat 29 Oct 00:41 Saturday in Suva
Tue 25 Oct 23:16 Sandals again
Sat 22 Oct 03:54 Safely in Suva 18:09.97S 178:25.77E
Thu 20 Oct 08:56 So far so suspiciously OK
Tue 18 Oct 20:19 An expensive Day
Sep 2011
Thu 29 Sep 08:30 Soul-less Seoul?
Mon 19 Sep 07:05 All set for Blighty
Thu 15 Sep 04:41 Must start packing
Tue 13 Sep 08:28 No Photos today
Fri 09 Sep 05:10 Inching Forward
Thu 08 Sep 04:23 The current version of the plan
Wed 07 Sep 06:35 There's a hole in my bottom
Tue 06 Sep 07:37 The games afoot
Sat 03 Sep 21:53 Need I say more?
Fri 02 Sep 21:56 Book available on amazon
Thu 01 Sep 06:48 BUY BUY BUY
Aug 2011
Wed 31 Aug 07:25 Breaking news!
Mon 29 Aug 10:04 I have a dream
Fri 26 Aug 08:14 Gorilla Woodwork
Thu 25 Aug 06:08 Alas we have no Oxalic Acid
Wed 24 Aug 07:48 Eyeless in Gaza?
Tue 23 Aug 07:36 Some really dumb touches spoil the ship
Mon 22 Aug 07:40 As any fule kno......
Fri 19 Aug 08:09 Work continues.
Thu 18 Aug 08:29 It's all go
Tue 16 Aug 08:11 I was reminded.....
Fri 12 Aug 07:54 The sanding/oiling so far.
Thu 11 Aug 11:10 We are sailing /oops I meant Sanding.
Mon 08 Aug 17:58 Work in progress
Wed 03 Aug 02:05 The Plan(s)
Tue 02 Aug 00:08 Flotsam & Jetsam
Jul 2011
Sun 31 Jul 03:42 Meetings
Mon 25 Jul 19:06 Oops!!!
Mon 25 Jul 18:42 Boat remodeling and a chance meeting
Sat 23 Jul 11:32 An interesting experience
Fri 22 Jul 07:06 Damn these sandals are fast!
Thu 21 Jul 18:18 Plan D/3
Mon 18 Jul 05:51 Indian restaurants, pussy farts and the ten dollar store
Sun 17 Jul 02:06 An outboard called Lazarus
Tue 12 Jul 09:28 Estimates and Cheap Breakfasts
Fri 08 Jul 19:23 I have a publishing contract!
Fri 08 Jul 06:43 I broke the Fifty Minute barrier and lived!
Wed 06 Jul 07:06 Four screws in one day
Tue 05 Jul 06:24 Today I achieved......
Mon 04 Jul 07:09 Thanks doesn't cover it
Sun 03 Jul 09:08 Suva Sunday
Fri 01 Jul 04:06 The cost of a long blink, part one
Jun 2011
Thu 30 Jun 06:57 Nearly a successful day
Wed 29 Jun 19:04 The Dreaded Lurghy
Sun 26 Jun 18:58 Lazy Sunday
Fri 24 Jun 03:42 Of women and shirts
Wed 22 Jun 05:37 Knock me down with a small feather
Tue 21 Jun 21:27 Things happening
Mon 20 Jun 18:52 Progress
Sun 19 Jun 03:40 Motivation ,motivation, motivation
Sat 18 Jun 02:40 Pictures
Thu 16 Jun 07:04 I always suspected
Wed 15 Jun 18:37 Thank You
Wed 15 Jun 06:16 Day one of the Big Cleanup
Tue 14 Jun 06:46 Troutbridge on the Blocks
Sat 11 Jun 18:57 Toad of Toad Hall?
Sat 11 Jun 01:26 Hey Ho
Fri 10 Jun 02:37 That didn't work then
Thu 09 Jun 23:46 Second failure
Thu 09 Jun 08:33 Failure on several fronts
Wed 08 Jun 10:24 One last effort?
Tue 07 Jun 09:01 Update and ....
Tue 07 Jun 02:30 Success
Sat 04 Jun 11:17 Once again the old 'up and over'
Fri 03 Jun 19:08 Some sleep and then an update
Thu 02 Jun 17:46 Tired
Wed 01 Jun 00:35 Not so Good
May 2011
Tue 31 May 08:03 Mixed fortunes
Mon 30 May 19:41 Update
Sun 29 May 12:00 Sleepless in Suva
Sat 28 May 19:37 Brief update
Sat 28 May 18:57 So it couldn't get any worse huh?
Fri 27 May 23:14 Update
Fri 27 May 03:40 Down and very nearly out
Sat 21 May 03:34 Bloody chartplotter! 21:25.00S 178:05.00E
Fri 20 May 03:41 And they call this fun???? 23:27.00S 177:40.00E
Thu 19 May 00:09 Enough of the bumpiness already! 25:34.00S 177:20.00E
Wed 18 May 00:12 Slowly slowly catchee something
Tue 17 May 03:09 Baking......motoring...baking some more 28:42.00S 176:40.00E
Mon 16 May 02:30 Nice 30:22.00S 176:27.00E
Sun 15 May 08:18 Ho Humm 32:23.00S 174:46.00E
Fri 13 May 23:14 Towards Fiji Day One 33:40.00S 174:46.00E
Fri 13 May 00:50 The Big Offski
Sat 07 May 21:12 Effing Weather
Thu 05 May 21:19 Waiting for......
Apr 2011
Thu 28 Apr 02:13 A whingeing muttering update!
Sat 23 Apr 20:18 Muttering Update
Fri 15 Apr 19:35 Mutter mutter mutter (again)
Fri 08 Apr 18:50 Back in the Bay 35:16.91S 174:07.92E
Sat 02 Apr 02:37 A pleasant drift 35:20.60S 174:19.95E
Fri 01 Apr 02:51 Heading 'oop North like' 35:37.02S 174:32.06E
Mar 2011
Fri 11 Mar 18:32 Tsunami- So far so good 35:46.81S 174:26.97E
Feb 2011
Sat 26 Feb 06:13 Time????
Sat 05 Feb 23:19 You take the .......
Jan 2011
Sun 30 Jan 21:59 Wilma 35:47.32S 174:27.87E
Tue 25 Jan 05:06 I'll probably be shot for this
Mon 24 Jan 22:51 A Day out and the anchorage in Whangerei sur Mud
Fri 14 Jan 17:56 Whangerei 35:43.63S 174:19.91E
Thu 13 Jan 05:29 Tutukaka 35:37.07S 174:31.94E
Wed 12 Jan 05:31 Escape from the Bay of Islands 35:21.34S 174:20.54E
Tue 11 Jan 03:42 En route to somewhere 35:15.95S 174:12.60E
Sat 08 Jan 03:57 Russell Tall Ships Day
Thu 06 Jan 02:04 Update 35:15.95S 174:12.60E
2010
Dec 2010
Sun 26 Dec 01:09 Twas Christmas Day on the anchored cat
Sat 18 Dec 01:35 How was your Saturday afternoon?
Tue 14 Dec 22:35 Assassination Cove 35:15.31S 174:12.32E
Mon 13 Dec 22:28 Columberg would have been impressed! 35:16.39S 174:07.56E
Sat 11 Dec 18:55 Mud, Mud glorious mud 35:18.93S 174:07.78E
Fri 10 Dec 22:48 You can tell you've been at anchor too long when..... 35:18.49S 174:10.38E
Thu 09 Dec 08:06 The enigma of the (cap) Shroud of Troutbridge
Mon 06 Dec 23:30 A new blog
Fri 03 Dec 19:04 Christmas Pudding Island
Nov 2010
Sun 28 Nov 23:31 Just a thought
Sat 27 Nov 20:48 A damn close run thing!
Tue 23 Nov 22:22 A chapter closes.
Sun 21 Nov 18:28 Trouble at Teapot
Sun 21 Nov 01:02 Is a 'ding a ling' the same as a dongle? 35:18.81S 174:07.72E
Mon 15 Nov 17:25 Party party party
Fri 12 Nov 03:41 Mutter mutter, whinge whinge
Tue 09 Nov 15:07 New Phone number
Mon 08 Nov 06:25 Baaaaa 35:18.81S 174:07.35E
Sun 07 Nov 23:38 Land Ho!!!! 34:50.00S 174:22.23E
Sat 06 Nov 23:34 Are we nearly there yet? 32:46.42S 175:19.87E
Sat 06 Nov 04:28 245 nm to go 31:33.12S 176:35.26E
Fri 05 Nov 01:23 A sudden hush 29:38.40S 177:19.98E
Wed 03 Nov 23:44 Wot, no beenz??? 27:37.02S 178:16.73E
Tue 02 Nov 23:41 The Far Side of The World 25:45.74S 179:16.74E
Tue 02 Nov 15:51 And on 23:48.63S 179:16.04W
Oct 2010
Sun 31 Oct 01:12 Settling down 20:07.79S 176:03.51W
Sat 30 Oct 06:05 Bang crash wallop 19:02.08S 174:32.12W
Fri 29 Oct 20:34 Off we jolly well go
Thu 28 Oct 18:24 Condolences
Wed 27 Oct 17:02 A terrible Tragedy
Tue 26 Oct 17:54 Just a couple of photos
Thu 21 Oct 05:35 Preparations
Mon 11 Oct 00:36 Swim swim; write write
Sat 09 Oct 03:29 W W W * 18:41.33S 174:01.40W
Wed 06 Oct 22:14 A Chinese meal?
Sat 02 Oct 01:09 It's a hard Life!
Sep 2010
Wed 29 Sep 22:16 Two Piccies
Wed 29 Sep 19:08 Caves' n bad backs! 18:42.01S 174:01.43W
Sun 26 Sep 18:19 Forestay Update
Wed 22 Sep 18:12 It's a broken forestay
Tue 21 Sep 05:46 Tonga 18:41.14S 174:01.47W
Mon 20 Sep 20:09 Weez arrived 18:35.93S 174:02.90W
Sun 19 Sep 22:11 Answer 18:24.19S 172:10.91W
Sat 18 Sep 22:11 I hate you fleeces to pieces! 18:10.94S 170:01.39W
Fri 17 Sep 22:10 Nearly half way 18:02.42S 167:41.78W
Thu 16 Sep 04:20 Razza Frazza mutter mutter mutter 18:01.69S 164:13.42W
Tue 14 Sep 17:51 It's a shame
Sat 11 Sep 17:12 And the wind doth blow & blow & blow
Fri 10 Sep 17:07 Palmerston Atoll 18:02.84S 163:11.59W
Thu 09 Sep 19:19 En route Palmerston 18:21.59S 162:05.63W
Mon 06 Sep 20:16 Open All Hours
Aug 2010
Tue 31 Aug 23:22 Aitutaki 18:51.87S 159:48.13W
Tue 31 Aug 00:12 Typical...Just typical 18:32.47S 158:42.71W
Mon 30 Aug 00:16 A truly Pacific experience 18:08.72S 157:15.37W
Sun 29 Aug 01:11 A Durt Great 'Ole 17:44.10S 155:44.26W
Sat 28 Aug 01:56 At last, The Pacific!!! 17:12.26S 154:01.07W
Fri 27 Aug 04:02 En Route Aitutaki 16:46.77S 152:40.04W
Wed 25 Aug 19:05 Adieu to French Polynesia
Mon 23 Aug 01:13 Bora Bora 16:30.55S 151:46.19W
Sat 21 Aug 21:45 Poemtry, Japanese style
Thu 19 Aug 20:08 Raiatea
Thu 19 Aug 03:19 Raiatea 16:44.83S 151:29.64W
Sat 14 Aug 21:38 A Gentle jaunt up the coast 16:42.77S 151:02.33W
Thu 12 Aug 23:50 A Cattery? Early morning in Avae Bay, Huahine
Wed 11 Aug 23:59 Huahine 16:48.62S 150:59.55W
Tue 10 Aug 03:03 Pictures of Lilley
Mon 09 Aug 17:03 Moorea Hill Walk
Sat 07 Aug 17:10 Make & mend Day
Thu 05 Aug 23:12 Moorea 17:29.45S 149:51.09W
Thu 05 Aug 01:32 SPLERSH 17:32.48S 149:34.39W
Jul 2010
Sat 31 Jul 17:27 (no subject)
Thu 29 Jul 17:20 All sorts of progress
Sat 24 Jul 17:57 Progress of sorts & insurance ombudsmen
Wed 21 Jul 17:59 Ah me
Thu 15 Jul 16:24 Yo Ho, Yo Ho A Yotties life for me
Tue 13 Jul 22:31 Another video
Mon 12 Jul 22:01 Facebook videos
Sun 11 Jul 05:22 Belated update 17:31.58S 149:34.04W
Sat 03 Jul 03:09 Nous avons arriver 17:34.53S 149:37.26W
Fri 02 Jul 17:25 Nearly there 17:03.98S 149:03.88W
Thu 01 Jul 17:13 All Well 15:34.84S 147:24.57W
Thu 01 Jul 00:10 Departure! 14:36.61S 146:14.89W
Jun 2010
Wed 30 Jun 23:44 Re: Delay?
Wed 30 Jun 16:41 Delay?
Tue 29 Jun 16:57 Delayed departure
Mon 28 Jun 16:00 Yet another Update
Sat 26 Jun 04:18 Update 3
Thu 24 Jun 02:52 Update 2
Tue 22 Jun 02:33 Update
Mon 21 Jun 11:39 On the reef
Sun 20 Jun 18:23 I spoke too soon
Sat 19 Jun 01:33 A small coral atoll in the Pacific 14:26.14S 146:03.76W
Thu 17 Jun 20:05 Getting There 12:54.45S 144:37.20W
Wed 16 Jun 18:59 What a differencer a day makes 11:33.74S 143:07.13W
Tue 15 Jun 18:08 Pacific? Where???? 10:05.02S 141:28.17W
Tue 15 Jun 01:42 Under Way 9:14.46S 140:29.19W
Mon 14 Jun 15:55 The water-less waterfall
Fri 11 Jun 21:33 Daniel's Bay 8:56.59S 140:09.75W
Mon 07 Jun 00:34 I just luuurve fixin' things 8:55.00S 140:05.80W
Sun 06 Jun 00:24 Nuku Hiva 8:52.76S 140:03.00W
May 2010
Sun 30 May 19:28 Birthday Girl
Sat 29 May 23:18 Tahuata 9:54.51S 139:06.29W
Thu 27 May 13:39 Hiva Oa
Wed 26 May 03:22 Hiva Oa 9:48.17S 139:01.82W
Wed 19 May 20:28 MADE IT!!!!! 10:27.79S 138:40.19W
Tue 18 May 18:13 Are we nearly there yet? Oh yes indeed ladies and gentlemen. 10:12.55S 136:49.42W
Mon 17 May 18:28 If the person who took it puts it back we'll say no more about it. 9:54.23S 134:51.56W
Sun 16 May 18:14 OK, nobody leave the room: who stole the wind? 9:24.94S 133:01.42W
Sat 15 May 19:13 Steady as she goes Chief 8:48.79S 130:36.88W
Fri 14 May 18:09 Slow, Slow, Quick[NOT] Quick [really, not] Slow 8:36.28S 127:54.73W
Thu 13 May 18:23 Bean Surprise 7:57.12S 125:49.40W
Wed 12 May 18:12 Under 1000nm to go 7:29.98S 123:30.89W
Tue 11 May 18:18 Pacific? I don't think so!!! 7:02.31S 121:02.55W
Mon 10 May 18:17 Timelessness 6:43.09S 118:28.71W
Sun 09 May 18:27 Great excitement in the night 6:11.23S 115:54.52W
Sat 08 May 18:14 Mercies sakes Big Buddy, looks like we've got ourselves a Convoy! 5:38.67S 113:14.38W
Fri 07 May 18:13 Nearly half way 5:21.00S 110:42.98W
Thu 06 May 18:12 Flying Fridgeless! 4:45.93S 108:01.08W
Wed 05 May 18:18 Starry Starry Night 4:08.62S 105:05.75W
Tue 04 May 18:17 Rock & Roll[y] 3:32.71S 102:21.27W
Mon 03 May 18:10 All well 2:59.28S 99:34.77W
Sun 02 May 18:23 A simply splendid day 2:48.10S 96:58.20W
Sat 01 May 18:11 Settling Down 1:56.95S 94:15.89W
Apr 2010
Fri 30 Apr 18:14 Left hand down a bit? 1:20.39S 91:58.06W
Thu 29 Apr 17:21 And they're off! 0:57.08S 89:53.89W
Wed 28 Apr 14:06 All set for tomorrow then
Tue 27 Apr 19:49 Aching back
Tue 27 Apr 13:28 Preparations
Sun 25 Apr 23:16 "Alfred" and her cake
Sat 24 Apr 12:51 Some pictures of San Cristobal, Galapagos
Fri 23 Apr 14:43 Short video of Tour around San Cristobal, Galapagos
Thu 22 Apr 14:02 Breaking News
Wed 21 Apr 15:15 Random Witterings for those who may follow
Sun 18 Apr 16:34 Some piccies
Sun 18 Apr 05:45 Galapagos 0:53.74S 89:36.92W
Sat 17 Apr 16:13 Position Report 0:00.00N 88:41.28W
Fri 16 Apr 17:20 Better (& Betterer) 1:03.70N 87:05.50W
Thu 15 Apr 17:30 Bashing along 2:15.14N 85:13.63W
Wed 14 Apr 17:40 Ho Hum 2:41.05N 83:35.51W
Tue 13 Apr 17:26 The rain it doth raineth but the wind it don't blow. 3:18.36N 82:29.95W
Mon 12 Apr 17:48 In the Doldrums 4:35.73N 81:37.96W
Sun 11 Apr 17:15 Day Two 5:51.00N 80:05.40W
Sat 10 Apr 17:07 Day One 7:58.74N 79:10.45W
Fri 09 Apr 17:36 19 hours and counting
Thu 08 Apr 20:19 San Jose 8:14.78N 79:06.09W
Wed 07 Apr 12:08 Invitation to view Peter.Bernfeld's Picasa Web Album - Panama Canal Transit
Sun 04 Apr 13:34 Moga Moga 8:35.09N 79:01.12W
Fri 02 Apr 21:26 Having a Whale of a time 8:39.64N 79:03.07W
Mar 2010
Tue 30 Mar 15:39 Amazing but true
Sat 27 Mar 17:00 Not much to say
Sun 21 Mar 16:59 Sunday mornings
Sat 20 Mar 11:49 Boats**********
Thu 18 Mar 17:11 Tabago 8:47.98N 79:33.20W
Wed 17 Mar 16:41 They're full of it-or rather they were
Sun 14 Mar 13:41 We Made It!!! Messasge from 'the Pacific Side' 8:54.60N 79:31.42W
Fri 12 Mar 12:19 Last blog entry from the Atlantic side
Thu 11 Mar 20:23 All set for the Panama Canal Transit
Mon 08 Mar 19:06 Time ticking away
Thu 04 Mar 21:08 The Admeasurer cometh
Wed 03 Mar 12:54 The Big Shop, part 1
Mon 01 Mar 12:31 Simon's farewell party
Feb 2010
Sun 28 Feb 11:25 Line handling in the Panama Canal
Fri 26 Feb 15:05 Preparations
Wed 24 Feb 13:33 Good-O
Tue 23 Feb 12:15 it's all happening here!
Sat 20 Feb 19:00 de tings dey am progressin, mon
Fri 19 Feb 09:25 Shelter Bay Marina 9:22.11N 79:57.07W
Mon 15 Feb 17:30 Portobello & a cock-up in the engine servicing department 9:33.23N 79:30.74W
Fri 12 Feb 22:58 Ciao Kuna Yala, Buenos Dias Linton Island 9:36.63N 79:35.20W
Wed 10 Feb 18:43 Paperwork 9:33.09N 78:57.06W
Wed 10 Feb 11:40 Epic Voyages 9:32.72N 78:53.53W
Mon 08 Feb 13:31 Not ANOTHER beach BBQ :) 9:35.41N 78:40.43W
Thu 04 Feb 21:34 Meeting up with chums 9:28.79N 78:38.06W
Wed 03 Feb 11:50 I see an anchor!!
Tue 02 Feb 18:01 Habit forming! 9:35.03N 78:40.47W
Mon 01 Feb 18:00 sailing ar last! 9:25.95N 78:31.42W
Jan 2010
Sun 31 Jan 20:04 Mono Island 9:16.41N 78:07.48W
Sat 30 Jan 19:17 Mamitupu 9:11.20N 77:58.50W
Fri 29 Jan 16:11 On the move.....well not exactly!
Wed 27 Jan 12:29 It's becoming traditional
Tue 26 Jan 11:20 Isla de Pinos
Sun 24 Jan 18:13 Isla de Pinos 8:59.85N 77:45.56W
Sun 24 Jan 12:43 Interesting experiences
Sat 23 Jan 03:07 A fascinating day 8:56.75N 77:45.22W
Fri 22 Jan 01:03 Make & Mend day
Wed 20 Jan 17:37 Puerto Ecosses, San Blas Islands, Panama 8:49.84N 77:37.99W
Mon 18 Jan 21:10 Tintipan 9:47.33N 75:50.59W
Sun 17 Jan 11:27 Parties
Sat 16 Jan 01:18 Oooops 10:10.52N 75:45.05W
Wed 13 Jan 08:55 Work work work
Tue 12 Jan 11:06 Make & Mend Day
Sun 10 Jan 12:02 Reflections on weather and the mystery yacht
Fri 08 Jan 23:13 Cartegena
Thu 07 Jan 16:50 It was almost fun in the Force 6 lulls! 10:56.43N 75:01.84W
Wed 06 Jan 19:49 Rodadero 11:12.38N 74:13.79W
Tue 05 Jan 23:07 Bahia Guayraca 11:19.53N 74:06.28W
Mon 04 Jan 18:13 Colombia 12:12.26N 72:10.19W
Sat 02 Jan 23:21 Santa Kruz Baie 12:18.30N 69:08.98W
Fri 01 Jan 20:36 Happy New Year
2009
Dec 2009
Wed 30 Dec 12:24 The Great Weevil Hunt and a bit of beaurocracy
Mon 28 Dec 19:46 Spanish Water 12:04.74N 68:51.60W
Sat 26 Dec 15:52 Christmas Day
Wed 23 Dec 18:59 Reflections on Venezuelan Islands
Wed 23 Dec 00:24 Bonaire 12:09.37N 68:16.79W
Mon 21 Dec 19:32 Simon and Sidney the Shark 11:56.62N 67:26.37W
Sun 20 Dec 18:13 Los Rocques 11:53.19N 66:50.67W
Sat 19 Dec 20:40 Wish you were here moment 11:56.20N 66:39.91W
Sat 19 Dec 12:26 6kts under bare poles 11:56.90N 66:40.91W
Fri 18 Dec 23:22 Trade Wind Sailing 11:56.95N 65:39.55W
Thu 17 Dec 13:19 'The Plan'
Wed 16 Dec 23:09 OK, the Island is yours. Watch out for the wild donkeys 11:50.27N 64:38.76W
Wed 16 Dec 10:50 Cloud, land or a Russian jet* 11:56.40N 63:57.07W
Tue 15 Dec 17:24 Eye don't beleeeeve it!!! 11:58.11N 62:11.95W
Mon 14 Dec 16:12 Almost a bean-free boat
Fri 11 Dec 15:23 Unfair photo!
Tue 08 Dec 23:14 Today, I am a starter motor
Sun 06 Dec 14:18 This weekend I have mainly been
Thu 03 Dec 20:24 Progress
Wed 02 Dec 22:16 It's a boat (part gazillion)
Tue 01 Dec 17:10 2.25 cheers
Tue 01 Dec 00:22 An annudder ting, mon
Nov 2009
Mon 30 Nov 20:35 1.5 cheers
Mon 30 Nov 16:35 It's amazing.........
Sat 28 Nov 16:29 It always happens at the start of a weekend
Fri 27 Nov 22:05 Yes, we have no bananas.
Tue 24 Nov 12:53 Keep on keeping on
Sun 22 Nov 11:42 Dedicated to a friend with a new, mainly electric toy.
Fri 20 Nov 18:28 How long does it take to change a water filter?
Wed 18 Nov 01:25 Sweaty Small Cramped Place*
Tue 17 Nov 00:53 'Tis a braw, moonlicht nicht tonicht, och aye the noo
Mon 16 Nov 23:09 Zen and the art of plumbing
Fri 13 Nov 17:14 The Dodgy Dingy
Thu 12 Nov 20:32 Life in Prickly Bay
Wed 11 Nov 15:41 It's all in the planning 11:59.91N 61:45.91W
Mon 09 Nov 20:32 Author, author
Sat 07 Nov 13:40 Pause for strangled scream
Wed 04 Nov 14:26 Ho Hum
Sun 01 Nov 14:03 Trouble at mill
Oct 2009
Sat 24 Oct 15:32 Back Again 10:40.71N 61:38.27W
Thu 22 Oct 13:05 And On 8:53.86N 59:07.42W
Wed 21 Oct 21:01 (North)Westward(hee hee, ha ha ho)Ho! 7:38.48N 58:20.39W
Tue 20 Oct 17:18 Hit the road, Jack 6:50.12N 58:27.54W
Fri 16 Oct 15:36 The Falls
Wed 14 Oct 13:55 Off to the falls 6:27.16N 58:37.42W
Sat 10 Oct 17:24 Baganara Beach Resort 6:20.02N 58:35.52W
Fri 09 Oct 20:47 Life on rthe river part deux
Wed 07 Oct 13:14 Life on the river 6:26.53N 58:37.84W
Sun 04 Oct 11:56 Bartica 6:24.04N 58:37.05W
Fri 02 Oct 22:00 We have arrived! 6:49.92N 58:27.72W
Thu 01 Oct 11:44 Onwards! 8:35.02N 59:02.40W
Sep 2009
Wed 30 Sep 14:22 To Guyana 9:57.81N 59:44.74W
Sat 26 Sep 12:50 A present
Wed 23 Sep 19:54 Charlotteville
Tue 22 Sep 11:42 Charlotteville, Tobago 11:19.88N 60:33.16W
Fri 18 Sep 21:12 Hit the road, Jack 10:42.20N 61:39.76W
Wed 09 Sep 21:01 On the hard (again)
Sat 05 Sep 23:26 A night out 10:40.77N 61:45.21W
Thu 03 Sep 21:04 Party time.
Tue 01 Sep 14:56 Never goes smoothly
Aug 2009
Wed 26 Aug 16:08 And so it goes
Mon 17 Aug 17:07 It's not easy, you know
Thu 13 Aug 14:05 Boats eh, don't you lurve 'em?
Sun 09 Aug 14:01 Keep on keeping on
Thu 06 Aug 21:25 Progress
Wed 05 Aug 21:10 Getting there......but where exactly?
Jul 2009
Fri 31 Jul 23:51 It's a boat!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Wed 29 Jul 14:15 Worth a thousand words
Wed 29 Jul 11:17 Two and a half cheers.
Tue 28 Jul 11:08 OOkayyyy
Mon 27 Jul 20:07 Hmmmmmm
Thu 23 Jul 20:07 Right then.....
Tue 21 Jul 12:51 And so it goes
Fri 17 Jul 21:59 A productive but expensive day
Fri 17 Jul 12:03 And this is the hole in the kitchen
Thu 16 Jul 22:26 There's a hole in my kitchen, dear Liza
Wed 15 Jul 22:08 Skip, you gonna lose weight
Mon 13 Jul 13:16 Goodbyee
Sat 11 Jul 02:42 Nostalgia
Mon 06 Jul 08:45 A bigger suitcase
Jun 2009
Thu 25 Jun 04:18 A day out
Tue 16 Jun 15:08 Oh, by the way
Thu 11 Jun 19:03 Gone fishing...or something
Tue 09 Jun 13:33 The Lift-Out
Sat 06 Jun 13:01 The List
Tue 02 Jun 23:03 Crikey Okka, the Boca's chokka! 10:40.72N 61:38.20W
Mon 01 Jun 09:42 Party party party
May 2009
Fri 29 May 12:28 Underwater Gardening
Sat 23 May 20:31 It's all go here, I tell you
Fri 22 May 14:23 If it's legal to go by air it's too weak!
Thu 21 May 11:06 A Mad Social Whirl in Pictures
Sat 16 May 22:01 Thunderbird 2, Fish Friday & Saturday Session. 12:00.07N 61:44.58W
Thu 14 May 12:19 Competition results
Tue 12 May 10:56 Grenada 12:00.20N 61:45.92W
Sun 10 May 15:36 Endless toil
Thu 07 May 00:26 Message for Andy S 12:27.47N 61:29.07W
Mon 04 May 12:59 Caption Competition
Sun 03 May 12:01 Birthday Boy(?) 12:34.92N 61:26.25W
Apr 2009
Wed 29 Apr 17:59 Celebrations 12:36.30N 61:27.23W
Sat 25 Apr 12:20 It's a hard life (part 79C)
Thu 23 Apr 17:44 Ah me, another sun-drenched beach & bar 12:35.80N 61:24.78W
Mon 20 Apr 15:58 A Long Voyage 12:37.99N 61:23.85W
Sun 19 Apr 19:06 What can I say
Sat 18 Apr 20:41 Tobago Cays 12:37.82N 61:21.34W
Fri 17 Apr 22:16 Bye Bye Bequia 12:42.54N 61:19.79W
Sun 12 Apr 15:56 The Bequia Easter Regatta
Wed 08 Apr 17:58 Happy Seder
Mon 06 Apr 14:06 Jacks Bar
Sat 04 Apr 11:19 Bequia 13:00.24N 61:14.49W
Wed 01 Apr 11:34 "Barnacle Bill" 14:05.49N 60:57.81W
Mar 2009
Thu 26 Mar 20:33 Deja Vue? 14:32.80N 61:02.51W
Wed 25 Mar 20:58 Southbound again 15:16.88N 61:22.55W
Tue 24 Mar 18:12 The Saintes
Mon 23 Mar 18:45 Les Saintes 15:52.30N 61:35.13W
Sat 21 Mar 00:19 Dominica 15:35.01N 61:28.00W
Wed 18 Mar 11:02 Dominica & A Plan 15:17.23N 61:22.61W
Mon 16 Mar 18:02 If it's Monday 14:44.37N 61:10.65W
Sun 15 Mar 11:54 Poemtry Corner
Fri 13 Mar 11:16 Only the French
Wed 11 Mar 11:36 Let's party!
Mon 09 Mar 20:34 Today, we went to........
Sun 08 Mar 10:52 Les Trois Islets
Sat 07 Mar 17:44 Having a 'swell' time! 14:32.77N 61:02.53W
Fri 06 Mar 20:52 On a clear day
Thu 05 Mar 00:10 Martinique 14:44.40N 61:10.70W
Tue 03 Mar 16:08 Sigh
Mon 02 Mar 20:38 Waiting for Godot 14:04.42N 60:57.02W
Feb 2009
Wed 25 Feb 12:05 Waiting for the bus!
Wed 25 Feb 11:31 Pancakes
Sat 21 Feb 17:35 2 AB or not AB
Sun 15 Feb 15:10 Lazy Days
Fri 13 Feb 11:19 Photos
Wed 11 Feb 12:40 Life and stuff 14:05.49N 60:57.80W
Sun 08 Feb 14:43 Bye Bye Bob 13:42.83N 60:57.35W
Thu 05 Feb 12:01 Onwards 14:04.53N 60:57.01W
Mon 02 Feb 20:12 Going, going
Jan 2009
Wed 28 Jan 14:21 Life in Carlisle Bay
Fri 23 Jan 21:41 Barbados
Wed 21 Jan 22:12 Carlisle Bay 13:05.38N 59:36.69W
Tue 20 Jan 10:01 Port St Charles, Barbados 13:15.60N 59:38.74W
Mon 19 Jan 12:32 Are we nearly there yet? YES 13:32.65N 58:49.73W
Sun 18 Jan 17:26 Ocean cruising... a hard life 13:38.89N 56:20.11W
Sat 17 Jan 15:25 Going Well 14:24.83N 53:31.25W
Fri 16 Jan 16:02 Free firework display 15:05.37N 51:35.70W
Thu 15 Jan 16:55 Fun & Games 15:21.51N 49:26.07W
Wed 14 Jan 13:56 A faster day 15:31.19N 47:09.67W
Tue 13 Jan 14:17 Bananas 15:36.09N 44:24.73W
Mon 12 Jan 14:10 1000nm to go 16:30.09N 42:04.29W
Sun 11 Jan 12:53 Just like the Solent
Sat 10 Jan 18:39 A sad loss 18:30.10N 37:32.85W
Fri 09 Jan 14:02 Hurrah!!! 19:23.94N 35:06.03W
Thu 08 Jan 13:47 The Voices 19:16.54N 32:24.28W
Wed 07 Jan 15:20 Overcoming problems 20:01.32N 30:09.93W
Tue 06 Jan 16:02 Onwards 21:19.21N 28:02.15W
Mon 05 Jan 15:54 Westward Ho! 22:12.59N 25:35.20W
Sun 04 Jan 14:06 Champignons au Swarfega 23:30.06N 23:32.94W
Sat 03 Jan 14:15 Sarf & West 24:48.92N 21:19.80W
Fri 02 Jan 19:14 Are we nearly there yet? 25:28.67N 19:35.65W
Thu 01 Jan 15:41 The first 24 hours 26:57.92N 17:05.07W
2008
Dec 2008
Wed 31 Dec 11:19 We're Off!!!!
Wed 24 Dec 19:32 A bigger boat
Sat 20 Dec 11:02 Emergency supplies
Tue 09 Dec 12:22 Supplies, supplies
Sun 07 Dec 15:55 Las Palmas 28:07.91N 15:25.56W
Tue 02 Dec 14:01 Pasito Blanco 27:44.85N 15:37.24W
Nov 2008
Sun 30 Nov 16:01 La Gomera & Los Christianos 28:02.95N 16:43.56W
Wed 26 Nov 08:23 La Gomera 28:05.27N 17:06.50W
Wed 19 Nov 19:25 Tenerife 28:01.24N 16:36.68W
Thu 13 Nov 18:16 Splash-down
Wed 12 Nov 10:57 Aahhh
Thu 06 Nov 17:08 Dirty bottoms & slight change of plans
Mon 03 Nov 11:22 Gran Canaria
Oct 2008
Sun 26 Oct 18:29 Gran Canaria 27:44.72N 15:37.03W
Sat 25 Oct 14:14 WOW! 28:04.22N 14:30.11W
Wed 22 Oct 16:43 Fuerteventura
Mon 20 Oct 17:03 Gran Tarajal 28:12.43N 14:01.54W
Sun 19 Oct 11:54 Isla de Lobos, Fuerteventura 28:44.24N 13:49.50W
Fri 17 Oct 19:22 Nobody ever accused me of being quick on the uptake
Fri 17 Oct 16:55 On the road again
Thu 16 Oct 15:10 Honey, I'm home!
Thu 02 Oct 08:30 Puerto Calero
Sep 2008
Mon 29 Sep 08:25 Playa Quemada 28:54.30N 13:44.13W
Fri 26 Sep 10:35 Puerto de Naos
Sat 20 Sep 13:10 Lanzarrotte 28:57.67N 13:32.44W
Mon 15 Sep 11:32 It could only happen to 29:13.71N 13:30.18W
Fri 12 Sep 11:39 Playa Francesca, Graciosa 29:13.06N 13:31.69W
Thu 11 Sep 18:13 Warmed-over rat 30:30.73N 14:28.72W
Wed 10 Sep 18:13 At Sea 32:31.32N 15:55.04W
Tue 09 Sep 14:31 Preparations for leaving
Sun 07 Sep 15:50 Dodgy WIFI link
Sun 07 Sep 15:45 PSSST- wanna see some Pictures(nudge nudge etc)
Aug 2008
Sun 31 Aug 08:51 The tale of the diamond-stuffed duck
Thu 28 Aug 08:19 Porto Santo 33:03.63N 16:18.90W
Tue 26 Aug 16:06 Day 3 at sea 33:45.53N 15:26.93W
Mon 25 Aug 16:10 All at sea 35:23.52N 13:19.46W
Sun 24 Aug 15:44 All at sea 36:57.28N 11:13.67W
Sat 23 Aug 18:14 At sea 38:12.66N 9:51.82W
Fri 22 Aug 07:12 Jump-off time
Tue 19 Aug 19:57 Another nasty swello
Tue 12 Aug 17:20 Reflections on Galicia
Mon 11 Aug 19:17 Cascais 38:41.79N 9:24.82W
Sat 09 Aug 13:10 Do boats get the hump? 39:35.02N 9:04.49W
Tue 05 Aug 19:07 Onwards 41:22.28N 8:45.90W
Jul 2008
Tue 29 Jul 15:06 I say, waiter
Fri 25 Jul 06:50 The rain in Spain
Mon 21 Jul 07:50 Fire
Sun 20 Jul 09:40 Swanning Around
Sat 19 Jul 08:14 A change of breakfast
Fri 18 Jul 07:43 Swans are not meant to fly 42:25.91N 8:42.06W
Thu 17 Jul 14:54 San Vicente & Combarro 42:27.48N 8:54.45W
Mon 14 Jul 17:38 Isla Toja Grande 42:29.80N 8:50.39W
Sat 12 Jul 13:25 Shopping
Thu 10 Jul 08:22 Caraminel & life in general 42:36.10N 8:55.95W
Mon 07 Jul 17:29 All Muros'd out
Sat 05 Jul 08:09 back on the road again?
Jun 2008
Mon 30 Jun 14:49 Portosin
Thu 26 Jun 09:42 Not all beer & skittle
Tue 24 Jun 18:36 Muros 42:46.92N 9:03.44W
Fri 20 Jun 16:26 Camarinas 43:07.97N 9:10.62W
Thu 19 Jun 11:38 Laxe
Wed 18 Jun 20:29 At Anchor, at last 43:13.23N 8:59.98W
Mon 16 Jun 14:13 The Search for Lurch
Sun 15 Jun 16:14 Oh, blow ye winds...oh 43:22.05N 8:23.73W
Sat 14 Jun 12:21 Wibble 44:21.23N 8:07.62W
Fri 13 Jun 12:15 Dolphins 46:42.31N 6:44.53W
Thu 12 Jun 18:18 The Biscay 47:45.15N 5:33.40W
Tue 10 Jun 20:45 Sailing in the fog 48:16.76N 4:35.30W
Mon 09 Jun 17:06 Fair stood the forecast wind for france 48:35.63N 4:31.42W
May 2008
Fri 30 May 17:58 "Home" again for a while 49:30.17N 2:30.36W
Tue 27 May 11:41 A pleasant weekend 50:42.70N 1:59.00W
Thu 15 May 12:46 Thornham-Sur-Mud
Sat 10 May 19:52 Warranty Work 50:50.15N 0:54.91W
Thu 08 May 09:50 Friday 2nd May 50:43.30N 2:00.00W
Thu 01 May 17:59 Escape 49:43.77N 2:11.51W
Apr 2008
Sat 19 Apr 10:17 Are we nearly there yet?
Wed 09 Apr 16:17 The time approacheth! 49:30.19N 2:30.20W
Mar 2008
Thu 20 Mar 15:14 Preparations continue
Mon 17 Mar 16:30 Testing Iridium
Feb 2008
Wed 13 Feb 16:58 Equipment
Thu 07 Feb 13:10 First test entry for web diary