Now I tend to not be too loud about where I’m from, not that I’m particularly embarrassed by it, just not loud and proud of it either. I’m from a small market town on the outskirts of Stoke-On-Trent. But this is all about to change, as a matter of fact I’m heading home tonight to […]Read more "I Think it’s Time to Move – Barge-Inn-Booze"
It’s time to admit it, I’m a bit of a fraud. This time last year I was posting blog after blog of how to de-clutter your life and get boat ready inspiration. It would seem, that despite my best efforts and promises I have now fallen back into a clutter loving life. Admittedly I am […]Read more "I see Clutter – Living in a small space"
Firstly an apology, I feel like I’ve been rather quiet on the blog this last month or so. Honestly I’ve been struggling with what to put up here for you all, yes there have been mini adventures out on the waterways, but no near broken elbows or wet toes to report. So I haven’t really […]Read more "Snap back to reality"
Sorry for the radio silence this last week, but we’ve been away. You may remember this time last year we took a break from the grey of January and followed the sunshine to Morocco, in a similar step this year we took a week in Edinburgh. Ok so maybe a little different, but a couple […]Read more "Hello is there anybody there? – Winter Holidays"
Disclaimer here for all you proper boaty folk, we’re not experts on this, so please chip in to correct our errors. A question recently came up on how we navigate the canal network, not so much physically, but more so from a planning perspective. I recently wrote about our planned summer family staycation weekend, and […]Read more "So you have your own Google Maps thing? – How to navigate canals"
It would be fair to say that since our purchase of Fantine a few people have been interested in how we make it work. Alongside this you also have the people that see all the good bits of having a Narrow Boat in your life (I’m talking 25 degrees, sipping a beer on the deck […]Read more "We’re all going on a family holiday – Narrow Boat Holidays"
So I read something today which had me going hmmmm, and honestly I’m not sure where I stand on all of this. So where better to talk it out than here! Whilst very very busy at work, I stumbled across a delightful article on the problems Cambridge is currently experiencing with narrow boats. Canal boat […]Read more "I’m Stumped Help! – The Great Narrow Boat Smoke Debate"