Monthly Archives: May 2014

A tour up a tower and a bizarre evening walk

We’ve visited Bath several times now (although this is the first time on a boat). We’d already seen the Roman Baths, the Crescent and many of the other touristy sights. I don’t reckon you can ever tire of Pultney Weir … Continue reading

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On the Avon

We eventually managed to tear ourselves away from Bristol Harbour and  went up the Avon to Keynsham with Linda and Richard on nb Mary H. The Avon above Bristol shows a fair few signs of the flooding this winter!   We … Continue reading

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A glorious week moored in Bristol Floating Harbour

It was a glorious week for us in many ways while we were moored in Bristol. The weather was incredible and it was great to catch up with family and friends old and new and to just enjoy the atmosphere of … Continue reading

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Up the Avon and into Bristol

With four hours to wait in Portishead we decided to stretch our legs and explore. In particular Gordon wanted to walk down the breakwater at low tide and see the sandbanks are that would be covered, but still present a hazard as we … Continue reading

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All at sea again!

What an amazing day we had yesterday! We managed (with the massive help of a pilot) to bring Ewn Ha Cul down the Bristol Channel from Sharpness and into Portishead Marina and then, on our own, into the Avon and up … Continue reading

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Marking time waiting for a weather window

Ewn Ha Cul is about to venture out on the (hopefully not very big) waves again. This time we’re off down the Bristol Channel to Portishead and then up the Avon into Bristol Harbour. In the meantime we’ve had to mark … Continue reading

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En vacance en Provence

We’re just back from a wonderful holiday with Gordon’s family in Claviers in Provence. I didn’t really have much of a clue what to expect before we set out but it turned out to be incredible. The weather in the … Continue reading

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