• Sailor Dog unwell.

    November 24, 2020 by

    The last round of blood test for the Sailor Dog wasn’t good. ‌Her creatinine (Kidney enzyme) was still high and her blood phosphorus level was extremely high.  The Vet explained that her kidneys weren’t removing phosphorus from her body and that she has to be strictly on KD (kidney diet).  It wasn’t that we did… Read more

  • The Sailor Dog under the weather.

    October 26, 2020 by

    The Sailor Dog has been sick.  Very sick. It started a few weeks back when she threw up in the middle of the night.  Some thing way out of normal.  In our panic over her well being we brought her to a 24 hours Vet Surgery.  Tests were ran and the results were less than… Read more

  • Post Pandemic Lockdown Conundrum

    May 16, 2020 by

    We are not free of our home imprisonment yet here in Singapore but China, South Korea, Japan and part of the US and Europe are undergoing an opening or partial opening of their economy. First thing first, let us not be delusional.  The economy is not going to hit the ground running and picking up… Read more

  • Sailor Dog locked down.

    April 29, 2020 by

    The Lockdown or travel restriction meant we were at home most of the time except for when we were out buying food. The Admiral was working from home. I wasn’t able to do any canvas work as the industrial sewing machines are in the marina, and the sewing room has been turned into a temporary… Read more

  • An upside down world.

    April 29, 2020 by

    It has been a couple of months since my last posting.  I have moved onto my shore based home, the choice of the Admiral.  Sailor dog and I have adapted well and in the initial weeks we were still going back to Micasa on a daily basis.  I, to work on canvas jobs and sail… Read more

  • Moving onshore.

    January 23, 2020 by

    House moving is both an exhausting time and a time of anxiety. Yet it can be an exciting time. I no longer have big bulky furnitures to move as what is on our floating home Micasa is built-in. Beds, dining table, settee, and even the fridge is built into the kitchen cabinet. The kitchen is… Read more

  • The Sailor Dog is swallowing the anchor?!! 

    December 21, 2019 by

    “Swallow the anchor” is a nautical term for retiring from sea life and settling on land. What?  The Sailor Dog will be a sailor dog no more?  My fault really! Sailor Dog will go where I go and it is almost time for me to live onshore again.  At least for a while. The condo… Read more

  • Making canvas sling bags

    October 13, 2019 by

    I did not learn to use a sewing machine as a kid. I did not have sewing as a hobby. I did not even have a proper sewing machine until earlier this year. what is it about making canvas sling bags, (now on the sixth version) that I have been sewing late into the night?… Read more

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