Category Archives: Not aboard Shell Bell

blogs when not on Shell Bell

The Great Asian and Med adventure

Well its been awhile since my last blog but i plan to use the Shellbell site for our 5 week cruise on P&O Adonia, we fly to Singapore on Monday 24th March then we will cruise back on Adonia so i will update with our adventure when i can get onto the internet.

Sept 17th Shell Bell is up for sale

We were heading for Mercia in our last blog. well we made it safe and sound. Now for the sad news, we have put Shell Bell up for sale, we have a lot of family commitments and we won’t be able to get on board as much as we would like so that makes it [...]

August 8th 2012 Shell Bell gets her coach lines

Well it has been a while since our last blog. We have just been catching up with things at home, Norwyn has done a lot of fishing on the rivers Waveney and Yare with some success. Shell Bell has finally had her coach lines and name added to the new paint job and looks really [...]

June 29th It has been awhile

As the title suggests it has been a while since our last blog. It’s been a sad time in the Parker household with the death of our daughter in law after a year long battle with her illness. Shell bell has been in for a paint job and although there is still a bit to [...]

April 2nd 2012 Ready for the off

We have had a great few days with this glorious spring weather hanging on. We have taken in some walks and a spot of birdwatching. Ben and Claire came up on Sunday and will leave Monday evening,it was really good to catch up with them as we hadn’t seen them since early January. We have [...]

March 28th 2012 Getting ready

It has been around a couple of weeks since our last blog, we have had a busy time Norwyn had his birthday on the 26th. We had a great couple of days when Cliff and Chris came to stay. We are now getting ready to return back on board Shell Bell next Tuesday. Hopefully this [...]

March 11th 2012 A painting I will go

After the long day Friday (a family funeral in Luton ) we have had a restful Saturday, and taken in a 6 mile walk on Sunday. The plans are made for next week I am going back on board Shell Bell for the week to do some painting, Sheila is staying in Suffolk, I hope [...]

March 8th 2011 Wet & windy yesterday

Well my predictions for yesterday turned out to be correct, a very wet and windy day that didn’t allow for any painting to be done at all. Our original plan was to travel home Thursday, and make arrangements for travelling down to Dunstable early Friday morning for a family funeral. But with the weather how [...]

March 1st 2012 New Chair

March has arrived and the weather has had the feel of spring. We are moving ahead now with the plans to start re-painting Shell Bell. We have bought a new sander,some rollers, brushes, masking tape and masks. I must confess it is a bit daunting starting a project like this so if anybody has any [...]

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 [...]