Gipsy

our sea adventures

Off the Grid

Stars that stretch from horizon to horizon with a shimmering moonlit ocean that glows and swirls and sings, yes, it sings at night, it sighs too.   I read somewhere that the air just above the ocean is the clearest anywhere in the world, I think it contains some kind of intoxicant as I feel so alive when I am out there and so completely at peace. I have a.. Read More

Gipsy getting ready for heading north

Wow, what an adventure this new turn in our lives has been. Last year 2016, Alex sold Indulgence and purchased Gipsy. At this time last year he was climbing aboard yachts and scouring the internet, Gipsy was a total head turner and exactly what he had been looking for. She fitted all of our criteria and we have zero boat envy now that we are the proud owners of this.. Read More

Angels

Here she is, my angel, a little worse for wear after a lifetime of waiting for her star appearance. She has been at the top of my trees for the past 37 years, given to me by my wonderful Mum (she was top of our tree all of my childhood). She gave her to me lovingly knowing how I adored her, when the house I was living in burnt down.. Read More

Creating

I love to create. Create art, music, installations, food, really I just get a big buzz out of putting little creations together. One time when I was learning about weaving with natural fibres, I got so in a buzz about it that I used all the old palm fronds from my garden (that really should have been composted or taken to the dump) and wove them into a basket surrounding.. Read More

frustration

Two old blokes fishing on the inlet. It is far from what I feel today, or for that matter for the past month. Technology, service providers, syncing, merging, aligning, widgets, plugins, that is my frustration. How has this happened? I was using the earliest models of computers for work years and years ago, all commands and prompts and laboriously working out how to use them, then seemingly they became more.. Read More