No Sharon from Accounts! No We are not ok because it happens to be raining, a lot, persistently, again! Firstly I appreciate that I am writing this rather ranting blog post on the only sunny day of 2018, but the point still stands, being on a boat does not make this amount of rain an […]Read more "‘What is this weather! You’ll be alright on a boat though hey?!’ – Narrow Boats in the rain"
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"
Any regular readers of this blog will of likely noted I have two favourite topics. The weather. The fire. I cover the weather a lot, and you could argue I’ve already used my 4 months (The time the average Brit spends talking about it in their lifetime) in January and February this year. Only you […]Read more "Are narrow boats cold? – The night the fire didn’t work"
Disclaimer here for all you proper boaty folk, we’re not experts on this, so please chip in to correct our errors. A question recently came up on how we navigate the canal network, not so much physically, but more so from a planning perspective. I recently wrote about our planned summer family staycation weekend, and […]Read more "So you have your own Google Maps thing? – How to navigate canals"
So I read something today which had me going hmmmm, and honestly I’m not sure where I stand on all of this. So where better to talk it out than here! Whilst very very busy at work, I stumbled across a delightful article on the problems Cambridge is currently experiencing with narrow boats. Canal boat […]Read more "I’m Stumped Help! – The Great Narrow Boat Smoke Debate"
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"
It’s difficult to believe but it has been a whole year since our first blog post! Everyone is mad on the whole Throwback malarkey so if you fancy a read, you’ll find our first ever blog post here “I’ve always liked the idea of a house boat” She said. Honestly I wouldn’t recommend it, it’s a cringeworthy […]Read more "A Year Older a Year Wiser, and One Great Big Apology"