Snow on the 31st of March!

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As I'm staring out of the window I can't help thinking that snow on the 31st March is not good, not good at all!! Snow, rain, high winds, how on earth will the Easter Bunny cope with all of that (and believe me in a house with two small children it is something of a concern!) More importantly why is it that every bank holiday weekend we have to cope with severe weather warnings and congestion on the roads — strikes me that there is no better place to hide out than in a nice cosy boat with the heater lit!

On site it's been a week of transition for us all. Getting used to having boats and people around has been quite strange. On the one hand it's given the place a new dimension and on the other hand it has changed from being "my marina" to "our marina", almost like the place has grown up all of a sudden and I think I'm suffering from "empty nest" syndrome!!

Some things never do change though — and one thing I've learned from being on site is that every day is different and every day there is something to share a laugh about. Today it was Phil the fencer — poor Phil, he looked very professional striding across the new topsoil by the workshop to measure out how much fencing we need — perhaps not too advisable given the wet weather and I turned round to find him well and truly stuck in the mud, then to make matters worse, Tom, his helper got stuck too. There is no funnier site than two grown men losing their wellies in the mud while the client (that would be me) stood by shouting "stop, don't pull him out yet, just let me get my camera.........."

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RNLI Festival 2018
Janet: Thu 30 Aug 2:10pm

Don't forget to join us for an evening of FREE entertainment on Saturday 8th September. The evening starts at 6pm with an interesting and amusing talk on the history of the RNLI from Peter Robinson, a retired Lifeboat Coxwain. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Funky Choir and our headline act — the fabulous Geoff Rey. The RNLI bar and BBQ will be open from 6pm and there will...

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Sam: Thu 02 Aug 11:42am

Our RNLI FestivalĀ is fast approaching and we are looking forward to another fantastic weekend. It is a two day festival with events and activities which include — Boatshare, A Saturday night event with Soul Singer Geoff Rey. Sunday events include Raft Race, Dog show, Boat share, Stalls and lots more!Car Parking on Sunday the 9th September is £5 and all proceeds are donated directly to the...

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Janet: Mon 02 Jul

Please note our WIFI system will be unavailable on Thursday 5th — Friday 6th July as engineers will be on site upgrading our system. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may...

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