Blog on hold while “The Sprout” is under construction
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Blog on hold while “The Sprout” is under construction

It’s been a while since I’ve posted any recipes but I have a very good reason – I’m pregnant! It’s all very exciting as I’m just about to reach the 12-week mark. However, this first trimester I’ve spent the majority of my time in bed or throwing up and trying to stay as far away … Continue reading

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Finding the Boat
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Finding the Boat

Now we knew how to sail we needed something to sail. The search for an affordable ‘blue water’ boat was going to be long and difficult for a number of reasons. Firstly, we were constrained by location as we were in Southern California – not an area renowned for its huge cruising community. To be … Continue reading

Learning to Sail
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Learning to Sail

In her last post Lacey talked about some of the reasons that have lead us to the make the decision to set out on this sojourn. Or ‘WHY’ we are doing this. The next very obvious piece of the puzzle is ‘HOW’. How two people whose sailing experience is limited to say the least and … Continue reading

The Big Question
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The Big Question

It’s time to tackle the BIG QUESTION. No, not the one of “the answer to life, the universe and everything” but the smaller one most people ask themselves when faced with us and our big adventure – “WHY?” and of course, “HOW.” The “WHY” began in Thailand. Sitting in the office of our traditionally-styled Thai … Continue reading

Welcome to our home “Stardust”
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Welcome to our home “Stardust”

For those of you who don’t already know, we recently purchased a sailboat. A 36 foot Cascade sloop that will be our home and means of travelling the world for the forseeable future. We are currently moored in Ladner, just south of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. Outfitting, making repairs and mental preparations for life … Continue reading