Home comes in all different shapes and sizes, ours just happens to be tiny, but we still attempt to make the most of our tiny living decor.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"
So I carry on the series of posts on Power with a continuation of pure Britishness, a good olde moan. For those of you who did not read the first blog on this subject you can read it here. To summarise, our onboard batteries were not charging, after much investigation we found that no power […]Read more "Give Me Power – Power Problems on a Narrow Boat Part 2"
Now I’m going to get all British on you and say … what a wonderful summer we have had! The glorious wall to wall 12 straight hours a day of sunshine has been quite simply wonderful (Although my ponies bellies may disagree), surely it’s been fabulous for life aboard? Surely your running costs are lower […]Read more "Give Me Power -Power problems on a Narrow Boat"
Well at the time of writing this we have spent three nights on Fantine in the Marina, and it is absolutely wonderful. We feel so lucky to be able to moor our boat in such a beautiful place and marina. We haven’t had the opportunity to meet too many people yet, but those who we […]Read more "Marina Life"