Tranquility, peace, idyllic, quiet, all words which spring to mind when people consider a life aboard a narrowboat. Ideas which are 90% founded on truth. However, following my experience last night, it’s time to consider that other 10%. Boats are blumin noisy, and a lot of the time noisy with unidentified, terrifying, are we sinking noises. […]Read more "Living on a Narrowboat – What goes glug in the night!"
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"
Whilst I already covered the lessons we learnt from our first leisure outing I have something further to add. At this point I would like to welcome on stage for a never requested encore … my motion sickness. Excellent! We had a truly fabulous weekend, spirits were high and then like a thud Monday hit, […]Read more "The Difficulty of House Boats – The Evil Beast Returns"
Since deciding to make the move to Narrow Living, and more specifically since deciding to tell people, there are three questions we have been asked more than any other. Firstly 9/10 of the people we have told have been super supportive of us, behind their furrowed brows at least. But there are a few questions […]Read more "What? You’re going to live on a Narrow Boat – The 3 questions everyone asks"