Njord's Adventures

14 May 2020 | Salisbury
14 May 2020 | Salisbury
14 May 2020 | Wilton Road, Salisbury
11 April 2020 | Salisbury
21 March 2020 | Salisbury
21 March 2020 | St. Thomas's Church, Salisbury
21 March 2020 | St. Thimas's Church, Salisbury
23 February 2020
23 February 2020 | Montacute. House, Somerset
23 February 2020 | Calisbury Cathedral
15 December 2019 | Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire
22 September 2019 | Marina di Ragusa
22 September 2019 | Corfu to Marina di Ragusa
23 August 2019 | Gouvia Marina Yard
23 August 2019 | Telesilla Hotel, Gouvia Marina
23 August 2019 | Tellesilla Hotel, Gouvia
06 August 2019 | Ionian
22 July 2019 | Cleopatra Marina, Preveza

300944 eventually arrives ...

14 May 2020 | Salisbury
Clare
300944 is the "buyacow.uk" cow, (well part cow) we bought and the delivery finally arrived today. We have been waiting a whlie for our cow and even have some appropriately name "Con Carne" Malbec to pair the steak with tonight for our supper. We have already tested the wine and it is delicious.

We bought a cow.... well part of one!

14 May 2020 | Salisbury
Clare
With the lock down food shopping was a bit hit and miss to begin with. But the supermarkets have done a great job and opened up many thousands of home delivery and click and collect slots. We don't have a car so we have been going for large and infrequent home delivery slots.

But what has happened out of all this is alternative suppliers are delivering and opening up their wares to indivduals. We get a regular delivery from a company in Shaftsbury called La Chasse. They usually sell to restaurants. I think we were their first customers and have three excellent orders now.

One of Vic's friends told us about "Buy a Cow.uk". Being intrigued we investigated this and ended up ordering part of cow 300944.

9th week of self isolation with Covid-19

14 May 2020 | Wilton Road, Salisbury
Clare
This is the view from our sitting room window in our Salisbury flat at 19.00. Very quiet for one of the busiest roundabouts in Salisbury, St. Paul's.

We are following 4 sessions of yoga a week on Zoom with Yogisal, spend more time on What's App chit chatting with friends and connecting with video calls. Our Devon friends have been constructing a shepherds hut in their beautiful garden. The garden slopes steeply and the hut sits at the top of the slope with stunnung views over Cornwall. They have been making daily videos to send us on their amazing endeavours. Now the sun is out they are able to take advantage of all that hard work. The hut is a true masterpiece.

The Cruising Association has set up their talks via Zoom and watching the last two sessions makes us want to be back in Sicily with Njord.

Njord is being well looked after by our great friends from Flirtie. They are stuck in Marina di Ragusa whilst we are stuck in Salisbury. We keep sending Njord lots of presents so she still feels loved and Flirtie even received a present in our last Force4 parcel too so as not be left out.

4th week of self isolation with Covid-19

18 April 2020
Clare
We are in Salisbury in a nice rental flat and in the 4th week of self-isolation. So good so far, but how all this unknown progresses who knows?

Happy Easter Everyone

11 April 2020 | Salisbury
Clare
Happy Easter

Stay in, stay safe and take care

Best wishes

The Cathedral Close, Salisbury

21 March 2020 | Salisbury
Clare
A lovely sunny day at the beginning of March.

Stay safe everyone in these unprecedented times.

Vessel Name: Njord of London
Vessel Make/Model: Malo 39 Classic
Crew: Vic Farhi & Clare Harrison
About: Learnt to sail together and the first sailing experience was in Lanzarote in 2005. We then bought Mandarin, a Bavaria 39 and in June 2012 bought Njord, a Malo 39 from the Baltic.
Extra: As attributed to Mark Twain: Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bow lines, sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Njord of London's Photos - Sardinia
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Njord in Villasimius Marina - Med Mooring
Horses in the May Day Parade
May Day Parade, Cagliari
May Day Parade
Father Christmas makes his way up the mast
The Devil
Roof tops over Cagliari city
Looking across the landscape over the salt pans from the Castello area in Cagliari
The entrance to Portus Karalis Marina
Torre dell Elephante
57 varieties !
Roman Amphitheater - Cagliari
The Harrison family enjoying sea urchins - New Year
View on New Year
Looking from the coastal walkway towards St. Elmo Marina - New Year
The Devil
Testing out my new camera - fresh from the market - the weekend shop!
Poetto Beach,  Cagliari city
Poetto Beach, Cagliari in January 2016
Christmas day on Njord 2016
The local Cagliari beach: Poetto Beach, about an hour
Bengy the bunny celebrates Easter in Cagliari, 2016
Njord in her berth in Portus Karalis, Cagliari
Sardinia
WWF Reserve - Sardinian Deer
Sunset over the Mediterranean: The sunset on our trip from Menorca towards Sardinia.   There was very little wind at this stage of the passage and the sea was absolutely flat.
Portus Teulada: This was our port of refuge coming into the Southern coast of Sardinia.  At around 02.00 we decided we were never going to make the Bay of Cagliari.  We went out to sea away from the coast at an angle and then tacked back in the early hours of the morning to make Teulada at around 07.00
White horses in Teulada Bay
The ride to the airport from the marina (Portus Teulada)
Portus Teulada Marina
Coastline between Teulada and Cagliari
Cagliari Bay from Njord
Botanical Gardens
Water fountains - Botanical Gardnes
 
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