We are now back home with a pile of washing to do and a garden that looks like the
The boat is booked into Braunston for 3 weeks, which will give Jan time to
recover. The break also fits well with the wedding I have to photograph, an
appointment with the doctors, and our retirement present to each other, Tickets
to Download to see Black Sabbath!
The break also gives us time to reassess the boat kit out and more importantly reflect on lessons learned so far.
1. In the words of the great Simon and Garfunkel "Slow down you move to fast. You got to make the morning last." Time is a commodity that we now have in spades, so we have slowed down a little, but by no means enough. We can now take the time to stop and appreciate life.
2. There is no point in having a large frying pan as only the centre will get hot.
3. Estimate how long it would take to do some thing at home then double it on the boat.
4. You only need half the stuff you put on the boat.
5. When you go back to dry land everyone has kindly saved you all the shit you missed.
6. Taking photos using my pocked digital is fine but it is nowhere near as satisfying as using the big SLR (see below).
|Polesworth Abby and the Anker River|