Monthly Archives: January 2011

Another week, monohulls and funerals.

What a week. Cold cold cold, north and easterly winds. Relentless. Much more of this and the Allatsea vest locker will have to opened and the contents issued sharpish. The nearby watering hole, the Aqua Club is experiencing an unusually … Continue reading

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Trials and tribulations

Crikey it’s busy on’t news and owt. The ‘Northern’ delivery is courtesy of memsahib Allatsea, a Bolton gal through and through. Football pundits being tintacked for making derogatory comments about splitarses on the touchline, the World Service being clipped back … Continue reading

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Sunday sunday

Sunday and still cold and blighted by northerly wind, brrrrrrrr. Broadband at allatsea towers has never been very fast but up until Xmas it would rattle along at around 1 Megf which did for us here with our primitive requirements. … Continue reading

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Breezy Thanet

The wind’s from the north again, brrrrr. It’s high tide and the sea appears to be about 30 metres from the front door here at Allatsea towers. In fact it’s nearer to 100m but it still looks disconcertingly close. Fortunately … Continue reading

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Tis Wednesday

Midweek summary, hold the front page. Today was the first day for a fortnight without Allatsea being sledgehammered by a migraine type thing. Hooray and thank you lord of sailors and neer do wells. Renewed car tax on Monday afternoon … Continue reading

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Food fascists

Thanet (pronounced by the locals as Fannit), home of Allatsea and other gawjiss clebrity maritime peeps, is famous in agricultural circles (honest your honour, I heard it on radio 4) for producing the finest cauliflowers in the UK. It’s all … Continue reading

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A brief overview of the origin of the conflict in Ireland

A Dutchman called Prince William And an Englishman King James, Fell out and started feuding And calling all the names. It was for the throne of England But for reasons not quite clear, They came across to Ireland To do … Continue reading

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