Month: July 2017

The Sails Are Set

  This was another busy day. Manon has now joined the Navigators and Juno is much better after being submitted to an urgent surgery – hopefully she will stop chewing on thread next time. The car also looks great after all the oil leak issues. We are still packing, but nearly done with it. Tomorrow

Emotional Roller Coaster

Today was not an easy one. Maria left Cork 24 hours ago and arrived to Portugal during the morning, obviously without sleeping much. She forgot some of the things in her place, but Manon is still on time to sort it out. In the meantime, I had to check again about the oil leak. Yesterday

Last Minute Problems

  Things are going overall well, but yesterday by pure chance we found an oil leak that is affecting one of the time belts. The leak is big enough, and it seems to be damaging the time belt somewhat. With three days to go, we need to fix this with some urgency. Other than that,

The Paint Job

Painting a car can’t be an easy thing. It takes forever and if it goes wrong, you are sure you screwed up the whole thing. It requires a good bit of patience, and a lot of paint breathing. Yes. I think it sucks. I pay my homage to car painters. For this, we bought quite a