In 2017 there were 75 alcohol related drownings recorded in UK. Please be careful by water over the festive season and beyond ...
When Hire Boaters Make Life Worse by Water
There's been an astounding amount of publicity around the new Canal and River Trust (CRT) logo, announced and widely placed on the Inland Waterways of UK this year. We're certainly not engaging in this debate - we rather like it! However ... The new tag line is 'Making Life Better By Water'. Even that seems … Continue reading When Hire Boaters Make Life Worse by Water
Frugal Brits Prefer a Night in with Friends
We're frequently sent emails via this blog of potentially 'newsworthy' material. Mostly we don't feel the subject matter would be beneficial or interesting to readers. Occasionally, as attested to by our April 1st post (not sure how many people spotted it was a 'spoof'?), we feel something IS worth sharing. The guest post below resonated … Continue reading Frugal Brits Prefer a Night in with Friends
Ahoy! Purity Brewing Company barges into Birmingham
Midlands craft brewer, Purity Brewing Company, is barging into Birmingham, having purchased a canal boat to increase city centre beer deliveries. The good ship UBU, named after one of Purity’s top-selling beers, will arrive this month as the award-winning brewery takes advantage of the abundant canal routes to reach consumers faster. Purity MD, Paul Halsey, … Continue reading Ahoy! Purity Brewing Company barges into Birmingham