All about "Wild English"

A blog in international English

Gig with temporary skin-on-frame deck

(1) Buying the school boat

In winter 2013 I decided to start a summer school, to teach English as a Foreign Language using the natural environment and "citizen science" projects...

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(2) Restoring the boat

Saturating the wood with monoethylene glycol and borax

A 1934 wooden boat needs work, if the last owner left her out in the rain with no cover...

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(3) Making the boat safe and comfortable

A temporaray doghose for the gig

An open boat is very romantic, but it's not very warm, dry or relaxing...

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