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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 6 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

I understand - partly thanks to the magnificent weather over the weekend - that this year's Wivenhoe Open Gardens has broken the record for most attended and most money raised. Okay, the adjudicator hasn't yet finally adjudicated, but I reckon it's a...

Posted over 6 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

I promised to come clean about the gorilla, so here goes. To read the whole story, please see my blog . This weekend is the Wivenhoe Open Gardens, and I agreed to include my Boat For My Potplants among the 26 gardens taking part. As well as having a display...

Posted over 6 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

A while ago I was invited by Jeannie and Pat of The Wivenhoe Society to include my boat in the Wivenhoe Open Gardens. The Wiv Soc raises funds for the St Mary Church and a local charity by selling programmes and tickets to the event. What a damned fine...

Posted over 6 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

I've decided to write a novel. On the Boat For My Potplants. It will become my office, my writer's retreat. Everything will be there - lighting, music, tea-making facilities, toilet, nice view, solitude. For the full story, see my blog The novel will...

Posted over 6 years ago by Neil Watson with 0 comments

I'd have to kill you if I told you of the secret location that I went to this morning in order to clean up the canopy for the Boat For My Potplants. What a brilliant set up. Plenty of indoor space, a warm water pressure washer, drying line, and a nice...