We initially explored the Llangollen Canal shortly after purchasing our first narrowboat, Northern Pride, in April 2009. We loved it then, and our feelings have only since magnified. Admittedly it's not all plain sailing (pun intended!). Many areas lack good internet coverage, which is crucial for my online work. A fair proportion is relatively rural, … Continue reading An Extended Stay On The Lovely Llangollen Canal
This post covers our journey from Llangollen to The Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals.
Here's a few more images of the 211 year old Pontcysyllte Aqueduct to give you a better look at it. This image has ended up as one of our gift cards After crossing the aqueduct six times by boat in the space of a few days we'd become quite familiar with the structure. The view from … Continue reading Barry’s 2016 Favourites – Part 2
You're in for one of those rare treats in this post. Not many accompanying words, more a superb selection of some of Barry's images from our recent journeys in North Wales. The photo above is one of our favourites - who would live in a place like that? Enjoy ... We're so grateful to have … Continue reading A pictorial journey around Llangollen
It was a long journey 'home' from Aotearoa last week, especially as I'd left Gisborne sobbing. It turns out taking mum was one of my best laid plans - it meant I had no real choice but to get on the plane! The temperatures of between 25 and 35 degrees centigrade are so appealing when it's … Continue reading Readjusting to the Northern Hemisphere in lovely Llangollen