The Home Brew Boat’s first and last festivals of 2014

Before our initial six-month narrow boating adventure in April 2009, Barry spent months voraciously reading waterways related blogs. One of the main ones he relished was Andrew Denny's 'Granny Buttons'. We were understandably thrilled to meet him in person on our second venture from NZ to UK, in May 2010, when we fortuitously moored next … Continue reading The Home Brew Boat’s first and last festivals of 2014

Birmingham through Barry’s lens – having a walkabout

Here's the second part of Barry's Birmingham images from a few weeks ago, while I was away at my parents, including some spectacular shots - not least of which are of my lovely friend Alison and her husband Paul. They met serendipitously for the second time this year, and enjoyed a drink or two together. … Continue reading Birmingham through Barry’s lens – having a walkabout

Through Barry’s extraordinary eyes – from Stone to Birmingham

These photos are way overdue to be published! Barry's been so caught up with The Home Brew Boat that I have to keep nagging (me, nag?!) him to give me some of his fabulous photos! It's always worthwhile though, and these are no exception. I've divided them into two posts for your delectation and delight … Continue reading Through Barry’s extraordinary eyes – from Stone to Birmingham