Day Twelve – Essential Services Without Movement

Today we were very lucky to have the Fuel Boat Halsall on this route to provide us with many of our essential services - our heroes once again. Thank you so much Lee and Roberta for emptying our loo, filling our diesel, and providing us with coal for the fire. We kept our distances, and … Continue reading Day Twelve – Essential Services Without Movement

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Barry Becomes A Citizen At Last

When I first persuaded Barry to accompany me back to England to meet my family, in April 2007, I had no idea what the consequences would be! The only way he'd agree to leaving his photography business for three weeks, was if we could fit in a narrowboating break. I paid his fare (I was … Continue reading Barry Becomes A Citizen At Last

Re-Focussing On Being Present In 2020

Just before Christmas I decided it was time to reduce the time I spent on Social Media. Specifically Facebook and Twitter. During the December 2019 election run-up it became strikingly apparent that having these Apps on my phone was becoming addictive. I'm sure you know a little about how Facebook works - its clever algorithms … Continue reading Re-Focussing On Being Present In 2020

Rod Still Rocking Remarkably at 74

The first time I saw Rod Stewart in concert, was a couple of days after the devastating Birmingham Pub bombing on November 21st 1974. The Tavern in the Town, one of the two establishments targeted, was adjacent to the Odeon where Rod performed. I would've been 15 years old. I can't imagine how they managed … Continue reading Rod Still Rocking Remarkably at 74