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A Boat For My Potplants And Other stories from Wivenhoe

It all started with a boat renovation, but it has now developed into a story about a classic old Fiat and a 36 year old motorhome called Tallulah

Posted over 10 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

Time management is not one of my strengths, especially when combined with inclement weather. Read on to find out why I adopted Homer's phrase in exasperation. Rain Stops Play 8am So I gets up in the morning, bright and breezy, with a spring in me step...

Posted over 10 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

Trying to think up a theme tune for The Boat For My Potplants brought an overwhelming response from the members of the Norman Boats Appreciation Society. Read on to find out what's been chosen as Number One! And the winning song is... Well, dear bloggees...

Posted over 10 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

Help me think of a signature tune for the Boat For My Potplants. But no cheating! It just wouldn't be fun. Read on to see why... It's just not fun any more It's just not fun anymore. In the good old days of the mid '70's around the time that the Boat...

Posted over 10 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

Climb on board and share a visual experience like no other. Virtual Tour Guide Welcome to the first YouTube Virtual Tour Guide of The Boat For My Potplants, thanks to chief film-director Oliver Watson, my 17-year-old son. BAFTA nominations for Best Director...

Posted over 10 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

Read on to find out my newly discovered work ethic - Target, Focus, Achievement and Reward. This is sounding like some ghastly sales seminar, but it's merely the latest blog in the unfolding story of a Boat For My Potplants A little step at a time I've...

Posted over 10 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

What could the Boat For My Potplants say about its previous life on the Norfolk Broads? A source of comfort or consolation. A source of comfort or consolation. That's the definition of 'Solace', and that's the name written on the Boat For My Potplants...

Posted over 10 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

Cheese and tomato, or ham and mustard? Planning ahead is the key to a successful boat renovation! It's all in the planning If I plan this right, with the aid of CPA (Critical Path Analysis), which is something I vaguely remember being taught at school...

Posted over 10 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

Doh! If only I spent less time reflecting and more time doing, I'd have my Boat For My Potplants in the water before you can say "Captain Pugwash I presume". Read on to catch up with the latest exciting installment... Doh! Today something was different...

Posted over 10 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

It's cold. It's wet. Am I having second thoughts about the Boat For My Potplants? Read on... Oh God, what have I done? That's another fine mess I've got myself in. After the euphoria of getting the Boat For My Potplants to Alresford Creek, I went back...