Well here we are, 730 days, or two years if you prefer, since being handed the keys of Fantine. It’s incredible really how much has changed in those two years. Did we ever imagine Fantine would change our lives entirely? Absolutely not. Have there been nightmares, bumps, scrapes, sinkage fears and tantrums, yes by the […]Read more "Two Years Of Life Aboard"
‘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"
The last week has been a tough one for getting in the Zzz’s, it’s mainly my fault for popping a blog out saying how kind the winter had been for us. Since then we’ve had a frozen cut, gale force winds, driving rain and snow. I appreciate it is entirely my fault, but I’m going […]Read more "Sleeping on a Narrowboat – A week of lost zzz’s"
Well Living Narrow has officially reached it’s second birthday, and we’ll reach two years aboard in April, we’ve learnt a lot of things about boats, boaters and boating, here are some of those things: Boats are small No brainer, right? I thought I knew what living in a small space was like thanks to my […]Read more "What We’ve Learnt In Two Years"
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 …."
This time last year I was undoubtedly banging on about how magical life aboard is at this time of year. When the waterways become quiet and still, the temperature drops, and your little floating home becomes the cave of ultimate cosiness. It would either of been that or yet another storm making me question our life choices! But this year folks the honeymoon period is long gone, and I’m getting real.Read more "The Problems With Living On A Narrowboat In The Winter"
It’s bonkers to think we are approaching two years aboard, in light of this anniversary I’ve being having a major sort out on board, trying to get rid of the things we are needlessly keeping a hold of. Doing this has also made me realise the amount of pointless stuff we brought in preparation of […]Read more "What to buy for a narrow boat, What not to buy for a narrowboat – A shopaholics guide"