Telling Our Truth About Narrowboat Trading – Gone Live!

We're proud to be in the Narrowboat Experience's mini-series on 'the real narrowboat experiences of the United Kingdom'. Telling it from our perspective ...

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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

Celebrating On The Winter Solstice

We're celebrating this weekend. One reason can be shared by many. The other two are rather special for Barry and I. ~ In the northern hemisphere it's the shortest day (usually it's the 21st but I'm reliably informed this year it's the 22nd). Hoorah for the turning of the sun and the promise of lighter … Continue reading Celebrating On The Winter Solstice

Ten Things I Love About Living On A Narrowboat

There's been rather a resurgence of interest around all aspects of the Inland Waterways of UK in recent few years. Including an abundance of TV programs featuring well-known celebrities - Great Canal Journeys, Slow TV, Barging Around Britain, and Celebrity Five Go Barging to name a few. Maybe such exposure will help preserve this historical … Continue reading Ten Things I Love About Living On A Narrowboat

Our Tribute to The Manly Ferry Author

When we set out on our blogging journey in April 2009, little did we realise how many people's lives we'd touch, and the number of friends we'd make through this medium. During our first six-month trip, we received an email from Paul Macey, originally from UK, who was living in Manly, Sydney. Sadly, due to … Continue reading Our Tribute to The Manly Ferry Author