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Like Clockwork

Don’t you love it when things go smoothly? Even when the means are antiquated—say, when the person involved is kind of, no, extremely low tech—it’s rewarding when the plot in hand goes just as planned, or even better. 95 more words

Thinking Aloud

House or boat?

What do you miss about living in a house?
What’s it like living on a boat?
What’s the most surprising thing about living on a boat? 1,667 more words

Live Aboard

Verily, A New Review on JourneyCounsellor

Recently, I was wandering around a French stately home – as one does. According to the brochure, this imposing building has been in the same family for over 500 years, but it seems that it hasn’t always been a private residence. 612 more words



The all-embracing

pink bouncy rubbery squid

sprawls cross my mod cons…

Yes, it’s got that bad,

it’s reach this point, this juncture-


bold gigantic squid… 21 more words


A Story of Two Boats

Take two boats and 2 couples.
One couple sold their house and bought a boat by choice, whereas the other sold their house and couldn’t afford to buy another. 473 more words


Powering my Place

In the last few hours I have grumbled many times to my new dog friend about not having enough power. Saying “I’m giving her all she’s got captain” in a bad Scottish accent in Scotland is not a good idea, and has cost me nearly all of my first batch of home-brew. 613 more words


The Power of the Mod Cons

In Chellie Campbell’s wonderful book, The Wealthy Spirit, she talks about how with all our mod cons (modern conveniences) we’ve lost the art of doing nothing.  544 more words

Lessons Learned