Low bridge Barging from Loire to Burgundy The journey begins . . . here. Monday 11th June 2018 Roanne to Briennon We untied the ropes around 10.00am and made a start toward Digoin. The ropes had been tied and coiled for almost a year and were in a dreadful state. My...read more
Travel in Mc Gregor Klein Karoo South Africa in 2014 Fireplace Plum Cottage This was the first South African break we had taken in a while, 2013 was a helluva year for us. We bought a boat in 2012 in The Netherlands and had to sort out a whole bunch of stuff. We made...read more
Barging through the Netherlands in 2013 Shangri La connected to shore power in Zwolle I've put some tips and advice for wannabe boaters - on this link. Gosh, it's been so long since I last did a travel blog. We down-scaled residence considerably and moved to a smaller...read more
Travel in Glasgow in 2012 This blog is posted in three parts, each post a week apart. Argyle Arcade I've visited - Glasgow - before and been in transit through the city a few times. It's one of my favourite cities, so when a friend came back from visiting Scotland and...read more
Travel the Scottish Coast and Orkney Islands in 2012 Aberdeen beach front on a sunny day This blog is posted in three parts, each post is one week apart. I have spent a fair amount of time in Aberdeen, Scotland, as my husband works in the marine oil industry. We make...read more
Travel in Mauritius in 2005 Room Le Méridien Hotel This blog is written in two parts. Mauritius is the Miss World of holiday destinations. Think - blue skies, palm fringed white soft sandy beaches, unending days of warm sunshine, crystal clear waters and warm friendly...read more
Travel in Perthshire Scotland in 2012 Dundarach Hotel This blog is posted in two parts. They have an annual theatre festival in the village of Pitlochry in Perthshire, Scotland. My husband and I decided to take a long weekend, see a few shows and explore Perthshire....read more
There was a lady from SA, who stayed three nights in Galway She contracted an affliction, that altered her diction And now she converses in a strange Irish way. Guess who went through county Limerick in Ireland? For today's blog, I thought that I would share some of...read more
Where to eat? I am a very fussy eater. Don't do meat. Don't do junk food. And I want good prices. But I manage to eat well and achieve all that. The three "fast" food chains I support are Simply Asia - stir fries and green curries, Osumo - fresh juices, wraps and...read more
I live in Green Point, Cape Town, South Africa. One of the most beautiful cities in the world. Lucky me.
The original slant of this travel blog was where to go and what to do in Cape Town, but now I write about our other travels.
We have a boat in Europe and plan to cover the inland waterways over the next decade.