An amazing almost social experiment video seems to be doing the rounds at the minute on you guessed it … social media. It looks to challenge what we see through our phone screens and the true reality of what went into each shot, along with the impact this has on those around us. If you’re […]Read more "Instagram vs Reality – Should we worry about what we show online?"
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"
For those of you who follow us on Twitter you will already be well aware of my mission to befriend the Marina swans. Having seemingly proved successful I thought I would take the opportunity to pass on this Swan befriending knowledge. You can become friends with a Swan family in three simple steps. To follow […]Read more "How to Befriend Swans – A step by step guide"
Well we are approaching four weeks with Fantine (Ok so we may of owned her since February, but we are coming to 4 weeks since we actually took posession of her keys and took to the waters). So what changes when you go to spending the majority of your time living narrow? It would seem […]Read more "10 Things that change when you own a Narrowboat"
The Bank Holiday weekend has prompted nearly 1 in 3 (32%) of homeowners to put DIY on the ‘To Do’ list. Or at least that’s what Compare the Market had to say about it (Weirdly). But it’s true, four days of dreary weather what are we supposed to do? It’s fair to say that we […]Read more "Home Improvements – That’s what Bank Holidays are all about?"
“So I took to being the hunter gatherer and built the best fire you have seen, it was like a game of fire making jenga in the stove. And by golly it took! We had fire! Warm fire! Warm to the point of my god it’s hot in here open the doors fire! Woohoo success … […]Read more "Narrowboat Stove – What kind of witchcraft is this?"