CARIBBEAN AIR CLARITY

By / 13th December, 2016 / Daily Life Onboard / No Comments

The air has cleared since the “official” end of the hurricane season.   Each morning is a glorious experience of invigorating air with colours and clarity accentuated to an unbelievable height.   I am reminded of the early morning on the African veld and drawn there each day for reminiscences almost too much to bear.   At the end though, I am very grateful to be here, in land so beautiful with all its new experiences and new people.

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This is grazing land for a beautiful herd in Martinique.  We were there earlier this year and it remains one of our favourite destinations.

No snow for Christmas, just warm, clear air and sun.

Christmas is coming

By / 5th December, 2016 / Daily Life Onboard / No Comments

Christmas party at the Mt. Airy Young Readers Programme

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and the girls had the most beautiful hair styles.

They are all growing up so quickly, I can hardly believe it.

Life on shore for a change.  Saturday mornings during school term.

AND NOW FOR SOMETHING…….

By / 27th November, 2016 / Daily Life Onboard / 5 Comments

COMPLETELY DIFFERENT…….

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Rush hour shopping at the end of November, Spice Land Mall

Morne Rouge, St. Georges, Grenada.

Compared to London, England,  slower pace so far.

NORTH & SOUTH

By / 21st November, 2016 / Weather / 9 Comments

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We have friends in Norway and in Grenada and all over the world.

Wherever you are in the world at this time, we wish you calm hearts and happy households.

CALM INTERVAL

By / 14th November, 2016 / Daily Life Onboard / 4 Comments

Calm on board. Hectic everywhere else?

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Just bobbing around in Prickly Bay, sun and fun as usual.

 

 

THE WEEK THAT WAS

By / 5th November, 2016 / Daily Life Onboard / 10 Comments

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Boatloads of fun.  Halloween on Ngoma.    The children came in droves and made our evening.  Thanks to all the busy mums.

TIME OUT ON SUNDAY

By / 30th October, 2016 / Daily Life Onboard / 18 Comments

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Time to let my hair down and breathe.  Sunday on board Ngoma.

QUIET COVE FOR GRENADA THANKSGIVING PUBLIC HOLIDAY

By / 25th October, 2016 / Daily Life Onboard / 11 Comments

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But being the Caribbean, no two people agree on just what the Thanksgiving Day is celebrating.

We just give thanks to-day, for everything.

We were Sailing………

By / 9th October, 2016 / Daily Life Onboard / 16 Comments

 

FROM PRICKLY BAY GRENADA103_3547103_3558TO THE BOCCA, TRINIDAD

On 26th September 2016 this was the dawn light with an approaching storm soon to become Matthew.   We took notice and sailed for Trinidad, arriving at 0900hrs. on the 27th September 2016.  Amazing sail with a canopy of brilliant stars from horizon to horizon.

From the Cabin Portlight

By / 12th September, 2016 / Daily Life Onboard / 12 Comments

 

LOOKING OUT FROM THE CABIN. Approaching anchorage earlier this year;- quiet and sunny;  swimming, snorkelling, sand and sundowners waiting to happen. kodak playsport 2012 2013 532