Loose moorings; Liveaboard Life In Victoria Harbour

Blog URL:http://www.loosemoorings.org
Blog Tags:sailing, Live aboard, alternative living, politics, philosophy, adventure, love, living aboard, boating
Country:Canada
State/Province:British Columbia
Location:Victoria

Loose moorings is a personal journey in alternative living on the water, in one of North America's most beautiful cities. Reflections, musings and ideas on sailing, adventuring, and living life to its fullest.



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Any day on the water is a good day.   Funny thing about change is that it changes things. Many times over the last few years I had earnestly looked forward to a time when things would go back to … Continue reading →...

Coming home

on Oct 17, 2014

Sooner or later the road ends Back in Vancouver today and it’s a typical blustery wet fall day. I really like Vancouver and enjoy being here, but I can’t shake the thought that Victoria is just over the horizon, something … Continue reading...

Back in Canada, a half a day’s drive from home. It’s been 6 weeks and yet hardly feels like we started. I could do this for a very long time. In the beginning it was tough doing the wandering stuff, … Continue reading →...

Wrapping up

on Oct 10, 2014

It’s been over a month now since this trip started in earnest, and I can feel myself coming down, finding a little more grounding. We have seen an endless stream of fantastic vistas and sublime, natural environments, and even a … Continue rea...

Oh, and the roof started leaking. After the fiasco of the radiator, things have been pretty quiet on the Thunderbutt front. At least until recently. Our travelling pattern has been one of driving somewhere, hanging out a few days, driving … Con...

Guns, Guns, Guns

on Sep 26, 2014

As we continue our travels with Thunderbutt in the United States, one thing that is less impressive down here is the guns. While I am well acquainted with the gun debates, the mass killings, and the power of the psychopathic … Continue reading...

Junkyard wars

on Sep 25, 2014

One thing I envy Americans for is their junkyards. Unlike most I’ve visited in Canada, the US ones, especially off the beaten path, are a repository of automotive history, where you can still find vehicles and parts several decades old. … Con...