Monthly Archives: March 2014

Nearly there

Topsy is still in dock. The refit is going well and she’s looking beautiful. A few more days of hard graft and she’ll be ready for her unveiling.

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Proposal for a new name

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No pain no gain

This week has been hectic and progress has been encouraging. The bathroom work has begun and we now have a fabulous jacuzzi bath and shower. Tony, from Ministry of Pine has built a cabinet for the sink to go on … Continue reading

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and more work on the boat today

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work on the boat today

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Checking on progress

Something quite special happened today. We went to check on the progress of the boat refit and discovered that the fitters had fitted the vintage tiller from The Dolly, Mark’s dad’s old narrow boat. It looks amazing.

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Semington simple lunch and super fare

Today we went to take delivery of the last bits for the bathroom and on the way back decided to stop for lunch at the Somerset Arms. @somersetarms. The pub is in the village of Semington, right by the side … Continue reading

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Starting your journey

On leaving Caen Hill marina, if you turn right you’ll come immediately to the Caen Hill locks. It’s a flight of 29 locks between Rowde and Devizes. To navigate the locks will take you about 5 – 6 hours. It’s … Continue reading

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