‘So will you ever get a house then?’ we get asked it a lot, I blog about it a lot, and whilst I never like to say never it’s becoming harder to imagine. There was a time when the boat was just an investment in the quest to get the perfect house, that quickly changed. […]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"