Week 183: Forest life
A very wet but relaxing final week in the New Forest.
Week 182: In the mud of the New Forest
Exploring the New Forest, fighting off ponies and wading through endless mud.
Week 181: Chilling in England
It's cold and wet in the UK as we complete our first house sit of the visit, make some new friends and catch up with an old one.
Week 180: New directions
Big news with the decision to list Matilda for sale. We head back to England for some more house sits and tour Oxford while we kill a day before the first one starts.
Week 179: Touring Lesvos
We tour Lesvos by car, lots of stunning scenery, small villages and a bunch of old rocks!
Week 178: Slow winter days in Mytiline
Boatlife means boat jobs. A slow week in Mytiline
Week 177: Farewell to the family and back to Mytilini
Hanging out in Athens. Farewell to the kids and back to Mytilini.
Week 176: Athens and Nafplio with the family
A rare week with the family all together.
Week 175: Mytiline to Athens
Our son Jasper arrives in Mytiline and we explore more of the island before heading off to Athens to get ready for New Years Eve.
Week 174: Surrey then Mytiline
We complete our second house sit in Surrey, then head back to Mytiline in Greece.
Week 173: Surrey and surrounds
A very wet Surrey as we continue our pet sit adventures in the UK.
Week 172: Switching it up
A relaxed week, we changed plans and decided to stay on in the UK for another couple of weeks. Other than that, we're enjoying the downtime.
Week 171: Edinburgh and Glenfarg
From Athens to chilly Edinburgh and snow while we house sit, enjoy some(one else's) home comforts for a week.
Week 170: Athens
We swap house maintenance for boat maintenance and spend a few days in Athens with Shawn and Lyn from Yaama.
Top 10 gifts for sailors for Christmas
With Christmas just around the corner and Black Friday sales imminent, it's time to start planning what to buy for that loved one who is a boating fanatic for Christmas. Here's our list of the Top 10 gifts for sailors for Christmas. They vary in price
Week 169: Settling into Mytiline
We settle into Mytiline and get some boat maintenance and human maintenance out of the way.
Week 168: The season comes to a close
Season three comes to an end as we complete the bimini project, return to Greece and settle in to life at Mytilene, Lesvos.
Week 167: Heading north
We visit Bodrum and its castle, then turn north for Kusadasi, ready to end the season and head "home".
Week 166: Happy 29th wedding anniversary
On October 29th, 29 years ago today, Karina and I were married on my parent's Cherry Farm in South Australia. It feels like many lifetimes ago. While I don't think either of us ever thought we'd end up almost 30 years later living on
Week 165: Back in the water
New solar powers up and we splash back in the water to explore the coast around Didim.
Week 164: Boat jobs
Matilda gets a haul out for some much needed improvements and new bottom paint.
Week 163: Footloose: Go and then stop
We start with a rush! Ephesus, Pammukale, Heriopolis… then it’s waiting on anchor for the rest of the week.
Week 162: Rookie travel mistakes
Rookie travel mistakes, stunning castles, cute villages, quiet anchorages and a free pool. A solid week.
Week 161: Calm waters
After waiting out storms in Bozcaada, we head south and finally get to enjoy some calm, warm weather!
Week 160: Farewell Rosie
Farewell Rosie. This week is a bit of a reflection on loss and challenges while traveling as we continue to explore Istanbul, then head south to Bozcaada.
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