I’m by no means an eco-warrior, but I do try wherever I can to make environmentally conscious decisions, but as boat dwellers do we have more of a responsibility to consider the impact we make on the environment. I think about it a lot and put a lot of a thought into it before the […]Read more "Are Narrowboats Eco-Friendly?"
We’ve noticed a lot of our fellow boaters starting to talk about one of the biggest boaty problems, one which I felt moving aboard would eradicate … our six-legged spider friends. I know it’s the time of year but the boat is brimming with the little monkeys! This is where I now take on a […]Read more "Do You Get Spiders On Boats? – No You Get 1,000,000 Of Them"
Its now to pretend I didn’t mess up at in the releasing of any blogs and move onto the second question I wanted to cover as a part of questions we still get asked/now get asked. Following on from Fridays post on space issues, today’s question is: So, come on you’ve been on there a […]Read more "What Are The Real Cons Of Living 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"
It’s time for a dose of honesty, I’m not sure whether it’s me being a tired grouch (Apparently months of 0400am alarms do that to you), the fact that human hibernation isn’t socially acceptable, that all I can see out of the window today is greyness or that I have to be an adult and […]Read more "Life on a Narrow Boat – Removing the Rose Tinted Glasses"