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"
Yes why the hell not! Blog done! This blog focuses on what I was saying before about the art of slow living, and how boat life has tied into that, bringing my way of thinking marginally into that camp. The beauty of narrow living seems to be that you can have your cake and eat […]Read more "CAN YOU HAVE A JOB AND LIVE ON A NARROWBOAT?"
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?"
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"
Every now and then you get woken up in the night by a noise don’t you? It’s a fairly normal, common thing across all homes. However I wonder how often people are woken in the middle of the night in their brick houses with the blood running cold feeling that their home may in fact […]Read more "Find anything that floats I think we are going under – Narrow Boat Sinking"
So now we have been with boat for an entire year, whilst the time has flown it’s also quite difficult to remember the time pre-Fantine, isn’t it strange the way that happens! Looking back at the post where we first announced that we were narrow home owners it’s hard to believe she is even our […]Read more "Living Aboard a Narrow Boat – Our one year anniversary"
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"
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"
Well didn’t the news just go wild for storm/hurricane Ophelia. It would seem however that my colleagues didn’t take the threat quite so seriously, as they printed off a map of the UK waterways and took bets upon where I would wake up/where the boat would escape to … busy day in the office hey! […]Read more "Ophelia? Retreat Retreat"