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"
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 …."
I am very pleased to announce that nearly a month after our first fire of the season, namely as a result of my temper tantrum (It was seventeen degrees outside), we have not re-lit it! So I’m sat here feeling pretty proud. In honesty for our first year the start of the cooler season and […]Read more "Another Year, Another Winter – Getting Ready for Winter Aboard a Narrow Boat"
We’ve noticed a lot of our fellow boaters starting to talk about one of the biggest boaty problems, one which I felt moving aboard would eradicate … our six-legged spider friends. I know it’s the time of year but the boat is brimming with the little monkeys! This is where I now take on a […]Read more "Do You Get Spiders On Boats? – No You Get 1,000,000 Of Them"
Next up in the series of questions we still/now get asked 18 months into Living Narrow seems to be everyone’s favourite and the most commonly asked in our experience. Is it cold? Honestly the thing I can most akin life aboard to is living in a green house. We’ve just been through one of the […]Read more "Are Narrow Boats Cold? – Yes We Really Are Going To Talk About This Again!"
It’s hard to believe we’ve had Fantine for over 18months now, it’s flown by for us. I’m going to cover over the next few blogs the questions we still get asked, and the new questions that have developed with the time aboard increasing. The first one of those questions is: You must be starting to […]Read more "18 Months of a Clutter Free Life – Space Constraints on a Narrowboat"
I appreciate that my blogs make me sound like I change my mind on things as often as rabbits reproduce. Having spent a long weekend away visiting land locked friends I always struggle with the first couple of days back aboard. Thankfully not due to my land sickness anymore, but a couple of days surrounded […]Read more "The comforts of Dry Land – The struggles of Boat Life"