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"
Being the extremely boaty person that I am, I spend a bit of time on the canal and boating forums (Boat nerd alert). I’ve never been brave enough to post, but I do love to lurk and observe. Recently I’ve witnessed a spike in topics in which the poster discusses wanting to purchase a boat […]Read more "Why Living On A Narrowboat Is Not The Answer To Mortgage Free Life"
For us freedom from a mortgage was something we’d never really discussed, short of those long dog walks musing on what we would do if we won the lottery of course, it certainly wasn’t a deciding factor in life aboard. In fact, if anything we saw the boat as a tool to allow us to […]Read more "A Mortgage Free Mile Stone – Can You Live On A Narrowboat Mortgage Free"
We talk so much about how we adore Fantine, believe me we really do in fact she is almost personified as a member of our little family unit. In fact, short of a gigantic windfall that enables the purchase of a dream property, we can’t see ourselves ever moving to a house. But would we […]Read more "How Do You Know When It’s Right To Make The Move From A Boat?"
Did I mention I now live my life by a bullet journal? Just a lot? I thought so! Sorry about that, but I am truly loving it. Anyways a couple of weeks ago I explained that for each weekly layout I give myself a quote to ponder and where that quote naturally leads me to […]Read more "Stop Explaining Yourself & Do What Works For You"
Looking out of the window today it would be safe to say that summer is official over, but what a wonderful one we have had. All this glorious weather has seen us be asked increasingly ‘Do you not miss having a garden?’ Honestly, having a garden is the thing I miss the least, it’s one […]Read more "Do You Need A garden?"
It’s bonkers to think we are approaching two years aboard, in light of this anniversary I’ve being having a major sort out on board, trying to get rid of the things we are needlessly keeping a hold of. Doing this has also made me realise the amount of pointless stuff we brought in preparation of […]Read more "What to buy for a narrow boat, What not to buy for a narrowboat – A shopaholics guide"