We went to the Lodge for ten days on the Tuesday after Easter. The plan was to have a few days relaxation; as always plans do not turn out as quite expected. the journey down was great. We called into New Milton in the New Forest to see my cousin Mary who had recently turned 90 and to take her out to lunch. Mary was in fine form. I hope I am as bright and interesting as she is should I reach 90.
The weather wasn't up to much but I guess we got some rest, although we were obviously concerned about Emma and the baby. Still it is exciting being a grandparent for the first time. We did manage a trip to Buckfast Abbey.
Classic lug - While out at Hill Head I spotted this delightful traditional dinghy, looks about 14 feet and with a nicely sloping transom. The rig looks to be dipping lug...
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