So we did it! We were out on the open water, my worries set aside, we were doing what boat folk do on the weekend, we my friends were going boating! That is once we navigated the exit of the marina. Being the supportive and loving wife-to-be which I am, I was at the back […]Read more "WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ON DAYS OFF? – NARROWBOAT CRUISING PART TWO"
This past weekend was a serious novelty in the TuckWood household, we had a weekend off … in summer … a whole two days without work. Alongside our full time weekday jobs we also work most weekends with some kind of motor industry related job, of which the summer is the busiest time. Somehow the […]Read more "What do people do on days off? – Narrowboat Cruising Part One"
I mentioned before that we were looking to renovate the Cratch to make it more of a usable space, and not the dumping ground it was becoming. I use we as the Royal We, James’ involvement was bringing the parcels home! So this is how the Cratch was looking last week. It was giving me […]Read more "Looking Sweet – Our Cratch"
We’re sorry, we realise we don’t talk as much anymore, it’s not you it’s us. Honestly, I’ve sat down for the last two weeks desperate to write a couple of blog posts ready to share the latest Narrow Living thoughts and escapades with you all, but each time my mind has just come to a […]Read more "Hello … it’s me"
A couple of weeks ago I let you in on the Truth of how awful it is to own a Narrow Boat in the gorgeous sunny weather we experienced for the majority of last month. Now I will talk you through the horrors of owning a Narrow Boat on miserable, grey, rainy days … which […]Read more "Owning a Narrow Boat is Awful – Rainy days, the truth"
We’ve been calling Fantine our home away from home for two months now. Owning Fantine sees us answering a lot of questions surrounding our narrow home choice. The question we get asked more than anything: ‘Does it feel like home?’ ‘Yes’ Blog done speak to you in a few days. But in all seriousness, surprisingly […]Read more "Does it feel like home? – Narrow Boat living"
‘Every once in a while we stop and think about the routines we have fallen into, the lives we have become comfortable with, and the surrounding we are accustomed to. Sometimes we feel a little lost in the direction we are headed. Sometimes we feel a little stuck.’ Ever read a sentence which sums everything […]Read more "Evaluating Life – Buying a Narrowboat"