Monthly Archives: February 2012

February 27th 2011 Nice lunch

What a pleasant few days we have had. the weather has been nice and we have just been relaxing and doing a bit of walking. On Sunday Scott came over to check out the final small problem with the car and true to form he fixed it in about 30 minutes. So after he left [...]

February 23rd 2011 Shell Bell tested

On Wednesday Shell Bell had her free electrical check up from River canal rescue as part of our membership, river canal rescue is the waterways version of the AA. I had also organised for the engineer to service the engine after he had done the electrical check. He was very good and talked me through [...]

February 21st 2011 New Cushions

Leaving Beccles around 08:30 i set off for Willington a journey that normally takes just over three hours. Today was to be no different it was a good trip up to Derbyshire with lovely weather not warm but bright and dry. On arrival at Mercia Marina it was a bit overcast but still not cold. [...]

February 20th Quiet weekend

We had a quiet weekend, Saturday we just chilled and Sunday we went for a walk of around five miles through Dingle marshes near Walberswick. Today I have sorted out some stuff to take back onto Shell bell. I plan to go on board tomorrow for a couple of days, so it was nice to [...]

February 17th car in for check

Today I have taken the car in for a check, the throttle has been sticking slightly at times so hopefully the guys at Goodswens will sort it out. Apart from that we haven’t done too much since our return but at least the weather is warming up a little, although the weather man did say [...]

February 15th 2012. Home again

We arrived home from our 5 week P&O cruise on board Oceana on Sunday,We had a wonderful time and for the most part great weather. Well its now time to start getting Shell Bell ready as we hope to start our travels around the canals again March.We have had some new cushions made for our [...]