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"
It’s that time again! A bit of light-hearted Sunday fun is in order, so it’s time to cover what’s floating our boat and what’s sinking our ship this week. For those of you who haven’t seen this feature of ours before it’s a little fun snippet of what we are loving and not liking about […]Read more "The Pros and Cons of Life Aboard a Narrow Boat – What’s Floating Our Boat and Sinking Our Ship This Week"
I’ve been very lovie dovie lately and banging on about narrowboats making your life change in all kinds of fabulous ways, today folks I’m getting real. The biggest thing that has changed isn’t my attitude toward space and buying stuff, it isn’t towards nature and how pretty witty it is outside. Nope the biggest change […]Read more "What Changes Most When You Have a Narrowboat?"
I’m by no means an eco-warrior, but I do try wherever I can to make environmentally conscious decisions, but as boat dwellers do we have more of a responsibility to consider the impact we make on the environment. I think about it a lot and put a lot of a thought into it before the […]Read more "Are Narrowboats Eco-Friendly?"
We talk so much about how we adore Fantine, believe me we really do in fact she is almost personified as a member of our little family unit. In fact, short of a gigantic windfall that enables the purchase of a dream property, we can’t see ourselves ever moving to a house. But would we […]Read more "How Do You Know When It’s Right To Make The Move From A Boat?"