I’ve been in a very mindful mood of late, I think the blog topics over the last month may of given that away! I’ve been bleating on about the wonderful impact a life aboard has had on my life and the great changes which have been made, but today I wanted to talk about the […]Read more "What won’t change when you live on a narrowboat"
Occasionally there are weeks, when as much as you love boat life, something about it, and it can be the smallest of things grates on you. It’s not a permanent, it’s more of a small oh wouldn’t it be nice thought, if you like it I might bring it in as a regular feature, a […]Read more "The Pros and Cons of Life Aboard a Narrow Boat – What’s Floating Our Boat and Sinking Our Ship This Week"
I mentioned recently that in an attempt to get myself more organised I’ve started to live with a bullet journal, really for anyone who hasn’t heard of them and could perhaps do with a bit of help on the organising your life front, check them out, they could be the answer! Anyway I’m not here […]Read more "How To Know What’s Right For You"
Looking out of the window today it would be safe to say that summer is official over, but what a wonderful one we have had. All this glorious weather has seen us be asked increasingly ‘Do you not miss having a garden?’ Honestly, having a garden is the thing I miss the least, it’s one […]Read more "Do You Need A garden?"
How to make the most of your storage space Have I mentioned I like ‘stuff’ and that I’m recovering from an addiction to buying ‘stuff’. But I can’t help that I still have a fair amount of it. I’m going to go back to a time when I had even more, around 20 months ago […]Read more "Simple Storage Ideas and Solutions – Make the most of your storage a three step guide"
It’s bonkers to think we are approaching two years aboard, in light of this anniversary I’ve being having a major sort out on board, trying to get rid of the things we are needlessly keeping a hold of. Doing this has also made me realise the amount of pointless stuff we brought in preparation of […]Read more "What to buy for a narrow boat, What not to buy for a narrowboat – A shopaholics guide"
I’ve been preaching a lot lately, about the art of slow living, turning the speedo down a few notches and learning to be content with less. Sounds like a load of mumbo jumbo? Well yeah it can be, it’s never going to work for everyone, there are people who work best operating at capacity, there […]Read more "The Stumbling Blocks In The Pursuit Of Slow Living"
We’ve been away for the weekend! Not to rub it in or anything but it was wonderful, there is a fabulous novelty to stepping onto to dry, wobble free land for a couple of days. It was a total surprise to me, but James organised a long weekend away for us, which is totally out […]Read more "A Weekend On Dry Land – Visiting Wales"
Is it possible to live mortgage free? Aside from being the recipient of a hefty windfall of course. We get remarks all the time on our ‘Cost-effective’ lifestyle, and how we must be ‘loaded’ now we’ve chose to live this way. It’s something which came up with a few wines in the Marina last week […]Read more "How To Live Mortgage Free – Are Narrow Boats The Answer?"
Yes why the hell not! Blog done! This blog focuses on what I was saying before about the art of slow living, and how boat life has tied into that, bringing my way of thinking marginally into that camp. The beauty of narrow living seems to be that you can have your cake and eat […]Read more "CAN YOU HAVE A JOB AND LIVE ON A NARROWBOAT?"