Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Today was a Maisie day where we went to Maldon where we had a hot chocolate with all the trimmings, fed the local wild life and whilst Nana and Maisie went to play on the play ship I played ball with Cassie.

Monday, 20 April 2015

 Today we had an early start as The Maisibert has gone in for blacking at Shobnall.
Pictures show her just after being high pressure washed.

Saturday, 18 April 2015

 We have been losing anti freeze from the engine so when Hilary stripped the bed yesterday I took the opportunity to check the hoses to the calorifier only to find a leak on the calorifier it self.
So a £500 later a new calorifier and expansion bottle which meant total re plumb and rewire the immersion heater.
After a lot of water and a couple of leaks I completed the job today.
Moving out of the marina tomorrow and in for blacking.

 When we were back in Braintree last Hilary washed the bedroom roman blinds which unfortunately where the sun had weakened the lining holes appeared.
In Burton on Trent we found Julie Spendlove who is a professional curtain maker/qualified seamstress and she over hauled both blinds for us.

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

To break up the surface on the new cratch roof I thought about a non slip surface.
For the first attempt I used demerra sugar but all that did was make the boat very sticky when I washed off the surplus.
So I reverted to using non slip sand in the paint and for a first attempt it has turned out well.

 Despite several efforts back in Essex to get our cars front seat repaired but with no success.
We have had to find somebody here in Burton on Trent on Monday Derby Trim Repairs removed the seat returning today to install the repaired seat.

Thursday, 9 April 2015

 John had a day off on Tuesday as we took Jackie for a training day from Gayton to Bugbrooke.
The day was broken up with lunch in the Five Bells.

Friday, 3 April 2015

Today we celebrated Claire and Craig's 28th birthday with a meal at the Bocking Club.


Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Yesterday we drove to Newmarket to visit Caroline and James and Andy the dog.
James cooked us lunch and hope Caroline feels better soon.