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Gybe-Ho! A Song

Gybe-Ho! A Song

I promised you this way back in August. And here it is at last, after many video-editing failures and more than one technical hitch with the camera / click track / actual singing-ness.

Arrr!

Arrr!

Ahoy there, ye scurvy beast! Avast with yer King’s English an’ join us, or ye’ll find yerself walkin’ the plank! Today be a day fer to cheer ye up, no matter thee problems in yer life, an’ here we be celebratin’ ’til the mornin’, so just ye get over here an’ join in! It be the day of talkin’ like a pirate on all the seven seas, an’ ye be missin’ it! For those of ye that tweets it be…

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Something Saturday: Under my pillow

Something Saturday: Under my pillow

At night I often write in a notebook, continuing on from wherever I left off previously on my laptop, or the laptop I’ve borrowed while dear old Rory is in for repairs. (And there’s good news on that front, for they think they can fix it.) While I was away sailing, I filled about half of an A5 Refill Pad. I’ve now finished it, or at least, I’ve only got a page or two left and it’s hardly worth starting…

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Write-Oh!

Write-Oh!

Gybe-oh, mind your head, Did you hear what the skipper said? Oi, you there, hoist the sail, And you get on your knees and bail, Sail … into the lees (into the lees!) Into the trees (into the trees!) And stuff the cruisers up the mudbanks! We quant through green and slimy things, We row round and round in rings, We get stuck in the loos, ‘Cos we’re the Harriers cruise! Okay, so this week I’ve been away on a…

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Sailing ‘Bye’ (with pictures of the Doctor)

Sailing ‘Bye’ (with pictures of the Doctor)

Right now, I’m on a boat somewhere on the Norfolk Broads. I’m with an organisation called Scripture Union. By now, I’m probably longing for a proper toilet, some firm ground and food that I don’t have to worry about. It’s always an adventure for me, on holiday – will I find some food I can actually eat? I’ll also probably be learning a lot about sailing, and what you can’t do on a boat (ballet). And I’ll have had my…

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