Category Archives: Life & other musings

Little Bear Westsail 32 refit: What’s a ‘Hockle’? Blog# 153

Arrrrr me hearties. Welcome aboard. What is a hockle? I didn’t know until I saw it and discovered that there’s a technical name for it.  It’s basically a situation where three strand braided rope starts to unbraid and twist. Time … Continue reading

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Fall Update Vlog #36

A quick update from Dread Pirate Biff. Work has slowed on Little Bear. Life tends to get in the way so the progress on the boat has suffered somewhat. We’re moving house and so all the time that is necessary … Continue reading

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Death in the Family

This blog is meant to be light-hearted and fun but authentic and real too. So this post is a little darker than I’d like it to be. A year ago at Christmas time my Mum came for a visit. Not … Continue reading

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