Monthly Archives: November 2018

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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Oxi Clean

My jeans are always grubby. Just putting them through the cold wash, only option on Japan, does not remove the grime. On  a recent visit to the university, an esteemed colleague immediately comments on how grubby my jeans are. I … Continue reading

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