Archives for: November 2010

Once more with feeling....

Deal done! so, somewhere, lurking in a small forgotten harbour on the east coast of Scotland is a wee 106 year old fifie with my name on it. Well, in the literal sense, it's got someone else's name on it to be truthful. A boat called 'Mark' would be… more »

Fire Without Smoke?

Too cold for nails for the foreseeable future I reckon, so time to maybe turn a bit of attention to the inside bits. had a (very) brief look down today, and discovered another first on the Pansy front... The world's First and only floating ice rink!..… more »

Deja Vu...

A weekend filled with several bouts of Deja Vu, the main one being looking at the grotty side of a boat again! Today the sun shone (a bit) so had a wee few hours tinkering. Got the last bit of paint on the port side, which involved an unpleasant coup… more »

A Revolution in Boat Building

Turned the boat around today (revolution... geddit!) There was an aborted attempt earlier in the week - 30 tons of boat, 40knot cross wind and one man trying to hold 4 ropes was never going to have a happy ending So the nice side is on view and in… more »

Pansy the politician

Finally a rain and snow free day - yup, had a fair bit of the white stuff already, so made the most of it and had a day doing boaty stuff. Was hoping to get her turned around today but no-one about to lend a hand so that'll have to keep for next time.… more »