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Been meaning to post this for ages. Our nephew recently spent 6 months at sea, returning home a couple of months ago. He joined the Merchant Navy student programme last year and this was his first time away (I’m sure there is a proper navy term for that mind you…). He spent most of his…

Ahoy shipmates

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Tonight we are boiling eggs. Lots of eggs. We will then turn the mountain of boiled eggs into a feast of epic proportions… or maybe just slather them with mayonnaise and add a dash of paprika. Slather. Now THERE’S a good word! No we are not starting some new fancy schmancy diet, we are helping…

The wind blows

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Blimey, what a night. The lamppost outside is rattling back and forth, leaves are whipping round the garden and all manner of weird banging, clanging noises are making me wonder what state things will be in come morning. Visited friends last night, and managed not to drink TOO much (I managed to win a couple…