Firstly, a spot of self-congratulation is in order! Second blog in as many weeks, it would be a bit hasty to say I’m back, but I am a least back for now. I hope you all had a wonderful and sun filled bank holiday weekend, it honestly felt like such a long break! I think […]Read more "Narrowboat Renovations – A Weekend of DIY"
I’ve been preaching a lot lately, about the art of slow living, turning the speedo down a few notches and learning to be content with less. Sounds like a load of mumbo jumbo? Well yeah it can be, it’s never going to work for everyone, there are people who work best operating at capacity, there […]Read more "The Stumbling Blocks In The Pursuit Of Slow Living"
What a glorious weekend we have just had, it couldn’t of been better for what we were up to. I would firstly like to apologise for not talking to you all about this before now, but we weren’t sure how the day would go, so didn’t want to go shouting about it before the pudding […]Read more "The Great Macmillan Marina Boat Race"
‘Comparison is the thief of joy’ Theodore Roosevelt A little while back I wrote about my Boat Worry, it was a long and depressing post the succinct version of it: I worry that our decision to buy and liveaboard a narrow boat is a bad decision, and we should have followed the standard and brought […]Read more "Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy – Do Not Measure Your Achievements Against Someone Elses Goals"
Sorry guys! I totally messed up and was supposed to post this before I got onto the questions we are still asked posts, may of messed up on the scheduling slightly so if we could all pretend this never happened that would be super! In the latest, and quite honestly hopefully the last (The frequency […]Read more "Narrowboat Renovations – Hello New Floor"
The countdown is on, and whilst based on our last post you might start to worry I’m about to bang on about Christmas again, fear not dear readers! Because what I’m really here counting down towards is our wonderful (In my head at least) new kitchen. I’m not going to lie but nearly two years in […]Read more "I’m Dreaming of a white kitchen – How to make the kitchen work on a Narrow Boat"
You’ve patiently waited out each instalment and cliff hanger, and here we find ourselves, at the last instalment of our trepid power struggle. For those of you who have done none of the former you can read instalment one here and two here. So since identifying the power issue we had been running battery chargers […]Read more "Give Me Power – Power Problems on a Narrow Boat Part 3"