gerund or present participle: pottering
occupy oneself in a desultory but pleasant way.
“I’m quite happy just to potter about by myself here”
But it’s not without its hazards round these parts.
You might stumble into a cream tea, catch crabs or fall head first into a community lifeboat museum.
He was quite a guy Henry Blogg.
Particularly good at taming the Devil’s Throat.
That’s Cromer. Treacherous waters and hundreds of rescue missions from “the greatest of all lifeboatmen.”
“He was awarded the gold medal of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution three times and the silver medal four times, the George Cross, the British Empire Medal, and a series of other awards.”
But he was also beautifully modest.
He wouldn’t have, for example, written a blog.
Maybe his dog??