No Sharon from Accounts! No We are not ok because it happens to be raining, a lot, persistently, again! Firstly I appreciate that I am writing this rather ranting blog post on the only sunny day of 2018, but the point still stands, being on a boat does not make this amount of rain an […]Read more "‘What is this weather! You’ll be alright on a boat though hey?!’ – Narrow Boats in the rain"
Well any of you dedicated Twitter followers of ours will of seen, yesterday brought about a change. We managed to open the side hatch, for a whole three hours, without risking frost bite or flooding, I almost don’t dare to say it but this feels like the first sign of spring. I don’t think I […]Read more "Could it possibly be Spring? – Surviving Winter on a Narrow Boat"
Firstly an apology, I’ve been far too quiet recently again life has been getting in the way of blogging, what with new business ventures (more on this soon) and the wedding of my wonderful Dad we’ve been a bit busy. But I’m back and ready to ramble to you all. Looking back into the archive […]Read more "What? You’re going to live on a Narrow Boat – The 3 questions everyone asks review"
Every now and then you get woken up in the night by a noise don’t you? It’s a fairly normal, common thing across all homes. However I wonder how often people are woken in the middle of the night in their brick houses with the blood running cold feeling that their home may in fact […]Read more "Find anything that floats I think we are going under – Narrow Boat Sinking"
It’s oh so quiet Shh shh It’s oh so still Shh shh You’re all alone Shh shh And so peaceful until A sassy duck opens it’s bill Zing boom I talk regularly about the peace and tranquility of Narrow Living, the stunning scenery and the incredible wildlife you encounter. Well today I take it all […]Read more "It’s Oh So Quiet – Sleep on a Narrow Boat"
Before we started Living Narrow I had this wild fantasy in my head, once we were aboard we were on water (I know I’m a pretty sharp knife), so we would no longer have to deal with creepy crawlies of the eight legged variety. I mean they would never go to the effort of making […]Read more "The Return Of The 8 Legged House Guests – The Nightmare of Living on a Narrow Boat"
As promised I held to my declaration of having a major de-clutter this weekend, want to know a great thing about boats? Cleaning/tidying of any format takes no time at all, I’d covered the majority of the boat within half an hour, and then it came to the dreaded … wardrobe sorting time. Safe to […]Read more "The Big De-Clutter – How to live on a narrow boat"