Monthly Archives: November 2018

Rays

Thick smoke and then pouring rain foiled our camping ambitions over Thanksgiving. However the latter had the effect of eliminating the former, and Saturday is bright and beautiful. I pack the truck and head off to the famous Point Reyes. … Continue reading

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Fell

I live on Fell St in San Francisco. I have to write a little something to say how much I like living here. The houses are beautiful, most built around 1900 – old in the U.S. Just across the road … Continue reading

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Wetlands

The idea behind the camper is that I can travel to obscure parts of the U.S. to take pictures of birds and camp in some comfort. So, as soon as I get the camper, I set off for the Sacramento … Continue reading

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Camper Smoke

As  you know, there has been a devastating fire North East of San Francisco. Many have perished in the worst recorded forest fire in California history. I head straight towards it to have my 4 Wheel Camper fitted. https://fourwh.com  Strange … Continue reading

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Smoke It

San Francisco is covered in smoke from the deadly forest fires across the Bay. People wander around wearing  facemasks. Schools are closed. I had to go to the DMV to renew truck documents and find a milling, vaguely dangerous crowd. … Continue reading

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Farewell to Ginowan

So, I am now in the USA and will remain here until March 2019. I have finally got a computer so can start posting again. Farewell Ginowan Marina. I have spent a memorable 10 months there working on the boat. … Continue reading

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Woe, Destruction, Ruin, and Decay

The Okinawan climate is very hard on boats. The worst culprit is intense sun that dries out and bleaches all the woodwork. At the start of the project I gave all the wood 6 coats of wood treatment stuff and … Continue reading

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