Last year I posted about whether living on a narrowboat equalled a greener, more environmentally friendly existence. What did I decide? Honestly, no more so than your average house. What I do think it provides however, is an unavoidable awareness of the ecosystem around you directly and the impacts you can have. That’s something I […]Read more "Worried About Water? – The Diminishing Water Resource"
I can’t quite believe I’m actually going to write a blog about kettles, but here we are, hope you’re ready for this roller coaster of a ride folks! We have two kettles aboard, yes we are that fancy! One is your traditional power guzzling kettle and one is a stove topped kettle, depending where we […]Read more "Small Appliances vs Narrowboat Life"
Sorry my blogication may of failed slightly there! Honestly, I have been trying to think of things to blog to you all about, but it’s looking like I may need to try harder at this resolution. I wrote not long ago about how kind the winter has been to us this year, after the baptism […]Read more "How To Survive A Storm On A Narrowboat"
Today I’m going to wade in on a debate which has been burning over for a little while now, the great big stove debate. The Government, rightly so, are attempting to crack down on air based pollutants, the current target is your trusty Solid Fuel Stove. It seems to be getting a lot more coverage […]Read more "Solid Fuel Stove Emissions And Narrowboats – Our Views"
Well here we are, 730 days, or two years if you prefer, since being handed the keys of Fantine. It’s incredible really how much has changed in those two years. Did we ever imagine Fantine would change our lives entirely? Absolutely not. Have there been nightmares, bumps, scrapes, sinkage fears and tantrums, yes by the […]Read more "Two Years Of Life Aboard"
There are lots of ways to have fun on a narrowboat. I can list a few of them for those of you who are interested. On sunny warm days you can sit out on your boat with a gin and watch the world peacefully go by On cold wet days you can cosy up by […]Read more "How To Have Fun On A Narrowboat"
‘So will you ever get a house then?’ we get asked it a lot, I blog about it a lot, and whilst I never like to say never it’s becoming harder to imagine. There was a time when the boat was just an investment in the quest to get the perfect house, that quickly changed. […]Read more "How To Make The Move From Live Aboard To Traditional House"