The countdown is on, and whilst based on our last post you might start to worry I’m about to bang on about Christmas again, fear not dear readers! Because what I’m really here counting down towards is our wonderful (In my head at least) new kitchen. I’m not going to lie but nearly two years in […]Read more "I’m Dreaming of a white kitchen – How to make the kitchen work on a Narrow Boat"
We have already come to the end of the fourth week of us owning Fantine, it’s gone crazily quick, but this weekend we finally started to see the benefits of our work the last few weekends, and she started to feel more like home. After last week’s work there was very little left for us […]Read more "Narrow Boat Renovation – Day Four"
We left off after I’d spent the day tirelessly sanding and painting the trickier interior areas of the boat! Day three of the renovations was simply finishing these off (Cue James returning to take the glory!). Day Three of the renovations actually felt the most rewarding, it felt like things were actually starting to come […]Read more "Narrow Boat Renovation – Day Three"
After a fairly successful first day, lathering Fantine’s interior in Salty Peat, we were ready for round two. I use we as the royal we, James was off at Donington Park driving round in continuous circles. While I was much busier, visiting our beloved Fantine, firstly to ensure she had survived Storm Doris, and […]Read more "Narrow Boat Renovation – Day Two"
So as we mentioned in our last blog Narrow Boat Layout – Our Plans the very first day we got the keys, we got busy with the paint brush. Whilst it may seem like something rather trivial getting to paint somewhere to our tastes is quite a big thing for us, having always lived in rented […]Read more "Narrow Boat Renovation – Day One"