I think it’s universally accepted that January is a trial month, right? Good. Now we have that out of the way we can gloss over my epic failure at regular blogging in 2020. As I say January was the trial. February is where it’s at. In one short week we’ll be marking the third anniversary […]Read more "What Makes a Home?Our Live Aboard Narrowboat Home"
Next up in the series of questions we still/now get asked 18 months into Living Narrow seems to be everyone’s favourite and the most commonly asked in our experience. Is it cold? Honestly the thing I can most akin life aboard to is living in a green house. We’ve just been through one of the […]Read more "Are Narrow Boats Cold? – Yes We Really Are Going To Talk About This Again!"
Phew! Things got a bit moody there for a minute didn’t they! Sorry about that everyone, but I do think it’s important once in a while to be honest about things, I like to be fun with a hint of factual in this blog, but the occasional bit of unpolished honest surely can’t hurt! Continuing […]Read more "How Do Dogs Take To Living On A Narrow Boat?"
So I could start by apologising profusely for the lack of any blogs at all for what seems like forever, but I’m going to choose instead to gloss over this fact entirely in the hope that you will be as gracious. I would love to say there is some big reason for the radio silence […]Read more "A Boaty Trip To Stratford"
Firstly an apology, I’ve been far too quiet recently again life has been getting in the way of blogging, what with new business ventures (more on this soon) and the wedding of my wonderful Dad we’ve been a bit busy. But I’m back and ready to ramble to you all. Looking back into the archive […]Read more "What? You’re going to live on a Narrow Boat – The 3 questions everyone asks review"
We are now officially in Winter, which means we have covered all four seasons with Fantine! Never one to shy a way from stretching a blog post out of nothing it’s only right I cover the four seasons of Boat life, with our highlights and lowlights of the seasons. (Apologies for the length of this […]Read more "Boating through the Seasons"
To start with, anyone over the age of Ten should stop reading now! Unless you want Christmas to be ruined! (Actually thinking about it maybe ten is a tad old the rate kids are growing up these days!) (Officially sounding like an old person now!). I love Christmas but rest assured I am not one […]Read more "The Present Pile Up – Lack of Santa Space"
When we first took ownership of our wonderful Fantine we had no plans to make any major changes Narrow Boat Layout – Our Plans. Initially we had thought about updating the bedroom and wardrobes, we ended up popping this idea on the back burner, and it hasn’t really bothered us since being aboard so is likely […]Read more "Stormy Waters – Narrow Boat Kitchens"
So this weekend was a little odd for us, why I hear you call, well I hope you are prepared for the anti-climax of the century … We were away from the boat (Don’t say I didn’t warn you!). I appreciate it’s really not that strange of a concept, we both are away from our […]Read more "Returning to dry land"
I completely appreciate that in writing and publishing this post we shall be condemned to 7 days of poor fires, but I feel it’s too much of an achievement not to share. Yesterday the wonderful T to my Rex lit the fire of all warmth creating fires, a fire so successful it was nearly too […]Read more "Legendary Heat Creation – Keeping warm on a Narrow Boat"