I’m almost scared to blog about this but I can’t help but think we’ve got away without a winter? I know I’ve said it now and impending doom is likely to befall us all, but it’s the 21st January and we’ve barely had a frost this season? This time last year we were frozen in […]Read more "How To Survive Winter On A Narrowboat"
Next up in the series of questions we still/now get asked 18 months into Living Narrow seems to be everyone’s favourite and the most commonly asked in our experience. Is it cold? Honestly the thing I can most akin life aboard to is living in a green house. We’ve just been through one of the […]Read more "Are Narrow Boats Cold? – Yes We Really Are Going To Talk About This Again!"
Any regular readers of this blog will of likely noted I have two favourite topics. The weather. The fire. I cover the weather a lot, and you could argue I’ve already used my 4 months (The time the average Brit spends talking about it in their lifetime) in January and February this year. Only you […]Read more "Are narrow boats cold? – The night the fire didn’t work"
I previously mentioned that James’ favourite Christmas present was a dehumidifier (That’s right kids Christmas gets better and better the older you get!). He’d been keen on getting one for a while, and with Living Narrow you only really have room for the things that you need, which meant we put off purchasing this ourselves. […]Read more "Are Narrow Boats Damp? – Our New Dehumidifier"
In our previous post, where I berated the stupid Hobbit Stove with Gollum levels of hate, I asked that you all read it in a whisper Two Dogs, One Stove – Narrow Boat Warmth. See our Hobbit seems to be a very temperamental so and so, and at the first sign of criticism decides to […]Read more "The Stoves Have Ears – Are Narrow Boats Cold?"
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"