Whilst living on a narrowboat may seem like the ultimate in idyllic lifestyles there are some serious drawbacks, like the constant possibility of dropping your phone in the waterRead more "What Are The Negatives Of Living On A Boat – Goodbye Brave iPhone"
How to raise a familly in a tiny house? Hats off to anyone who does.Read more "Raising A Family In A Small Space"
Firstly, apologies, I made the promise to post regularly and I have been a bit lax this month, but you know Christmas … December … Gin … Blah blah blah. But anyway, I’m back, for now. We’ve received a few emails in the last couple of weeks (thanks guys!) about small space living, and it’s […]Read more "How To Make Living In A Small Space More Bearable"
Today’s blog is a confession, a confession that I am in fact a complete fraud. I’ve been lying to you all on this blog for months and months, but after this weekend it is time to come clean. Don’t worry I’ve not been hacking your calls or making up Brexit economy figures. I’ve been talking […]Read more "I’m a Fraud – The Struggles of Life on a Narrowboat"
Woohoo! It’s the third of December which officially means I can talk about Christmas as much as I want to, for the next month. So I’m going to be getting in lots of posts all about the festive season aboard! From space battles (Not as sci-fi as they sound), to gift giving and whether Santa […]Read more "The Boaty Christmas Countdown"
I wrote this week about the big bread debate, as a wildlife and waterways lover it is something I am extremely passionate about. My thoughts as I wrote it took me ambling through the various situational factors that impacted on this problem. When I get an idea in my head I’m a bit of a […]Read more "The Swan Food Pitch Dragon’s Den – CRT Are You In?"
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 …."
For us freedom from a mortgage was something we’d never really discussed, short of those long dog walks musing on what we would do if we won the lottery of course, it certainly wasn’t a deciding factor in life aboard. In fact, if anything we saw the boat as a tool to allow us to […]Read more "A Mortgage Free Mile Stone – Can You Live On A Narrowboat Mortgage Free"
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"
As you may of guessed from the above I’m going a bit wishy washy again and rather than talking about the day to days of life aboard I want to look into the stereotypes we face, regularly. The inspiration to write this blog came from an off-hand comment made to me this week. I may […]Read more "Are Stereotypes Human Nature? – The Impact of Stereotypes"