Monthly Archives: March 2021

Irises in the Rain.

Every year I make a pilgrimage to the Iris fields of Kijoka. Acres of Irises growing wild. I have never been there in sunshine. The weather is always cloudy, misty and brooding. This suits the place fine. I think there … Continue reading

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Rip It Up

My last post ended with the installation of the second oil line. Hooray the engine should now be bullet proof. I fill the motor with new oil and run her in gear for an hour or so to generally wake … Continue reading

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Stress

I have so much to worry about. I mean, is the solar panel working? Will the Fish Restaurant stay open? Are my oil line problems over? It is almost too much to bear! I have a solar panel on the … Continue reading

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The Starter Motor Stops

When I press the start button nothing happens apart from a click from the vicinity of the starter motor. I originally thought that the battery was flat but, once recharged, all that happened was the same click. This depresses me. … Continue reading

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A Puffer Fish Nibbled My Toes.

The weather is perfect. My engine does not work. I can not go sailing. Boo. I can, nevertheless, sit on the side of the pontoon with my feet dangling in the water and apply more teak oil to all the … Continue reading

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Rouge et Noire

The title has nothing to do with what I am going to recount other than some bits were awful and other bits were wonderful. The engine will not start. It is clear that the battery is flat. Why? God knows. … Continue reading

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Up North

Now recovered from tooth trauma I travel to visit the famous Nago Pension Office. Apparently I am to get more money due to some Covid help for oldies. I stupidly threw away the correspondence not realizing its importance and, in … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust

The last few days have been less than ideal. As I mentioned in the last post one of my molars suddenly came loose and wobbled all over the place. Much misery and pain. I have lived on a diet of … Continue reading

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