Recently we’ve noticed a bit of a trend, we’ve found ourselves moored up next to multiple Hybrid/Electric Boats. Is this the future of canal travel? The roads are fast becoming a different place, Addison Lee this month announced that they are committed to running fully electric autonomous fleets in London by 2021, something which really […]Read more "What The Future Holds For Narrowboats"
Sorry for the radio silence this last week, but we’ve been away. You may remember this time last year we took a break from the grey of January and followed the sunshine to Morocco, in a similar step this year we took a week in Edinburgh. Ok so maybe a little different, but a couple […]Read more "Hello is there anybody there? – Winter Holidays"
Tissues at the ready folks, we didn’t make it out to cruise on Monday. Unfortunately weather stopped play, whilst there had been dry weather with patches of glorious sunshine whilst I sat in work on Sunday, Bank Holiday Monday delivered the public holiday weather we have all come to expect … a big bowl of […]Read more "Not to Cruise – The tale of the fair weather boaters"
“The phrase “mal de débarquement” is French for “Sickness from Disembarkation”. Mal de débarquement syndrome (common name disembarkment syndrome) is a rare neurological condition usually occurring after a cruise or other sustained motion event. MdDS is typically diagnosed when a person reports a persistent swaying, or bobbing feeling (though they’re not necessarily rocking). This usually follows […]Read more "Land Sick / Sea Sick / Motion Sick – My Plight"
The intrepid explorers had a long and winding journey ahead of them, with their stocks piled on board, and a cup of tea in hand the journey began. Ok that’s my attempt at making our first journey with Fantine sound as epic and dangerous as it in fact was. In our previous post we covered […]Read more "Maiden Voyage – Part One Exiting the Marina"