Whilst living on a narrowboat may seem like the ultimate in idyllic lifestyles there are some serious drawbacks, like the constant possibility of dropping your phone in the waterRead more "What Are The Negatives Of Living On A Boat – Goodbye Brave iPhone"
Do we regret living on a narrowboat? No not really, but we do wonder how we would move back to a traditional home.Read more "How To Make The Move From Live Aboard To Traditional House"
This blog is inspired by my lunch today, keep with me here folks, I was stood in the office kitchen when all of a sudden, I descended into mad panic, I realised I had the kettle on to make a cup of tea at the same time as my lunch went for a spin in […]Read more "You know you’re a boater when …."
It’s time to admit it, I’m a bit of a fraud. This time last year I was posting blog after blog of how to de-clutter your life and get boat ready inspiration. It would seem, that despite my best efforts and promises I have now fallen back into a clutter loving life. Admittedly I am […]Read more "I see Clutter – Living in a small space"
I know what you’re all thinking, she’s going to bang on about last nights storm again, but in the interest of shock and surprise, keeping things cool and fresh, I’m not. I think you all are fully aware of my opinion of storms aboard. They are living hell, and the eye bags I’m rocking today […]Read more "What is awful about living on a Narrow Boat"
I previously mentioned that James’ favourite Christmas present was a dehumidifier (That’s right kids Christmas gets better and better the older you get!). He’d been keen on getting one for a while, and with Living Narrow you only really have room for the things that you need, which meant we put off purchasing this ourselves. […]Read more "Are Narrow Boats Damp? – Our New Dehumidifier"
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"
We’re visiting one of my favourite talking points again the fire! We’ve actually been doing ok with the Hobbit, despite hankering after a Mulso The Stoves Have Ears – Are Narrow Boats Cold?. Although in order to maintain the desired heat level we have been having to fill the Hobbit, with incredible amounts of fuel, and leave […]Read more "It’s not all about length … or is it? – How to stay warm on a Narrow Boat"
Deciding to live narrow does get you a lot of side eyed glances and questioning, which I cover a lot in these blogs. You hear these questions A LOT making you wish you had a recorded answer book for every one. Today however I got hit with a question I have never encountered before, which […]Read more "You Sir Take the Originality Award – Living on A Narrow Boat Questions"