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A Narrowboat Life

We've only done 2 weeks of a Narrowboat life, but that's enough to get us hooked. Would we live on a narrowboat? No, but this life,...

Ouch! That hurt.

We had two of our Grandkids on the boat yesterday, which meant a small diversion in our trip and a 'there and back journey'. More of...

The Boat Shed

It's a definite fashion for liveaboards on the Grand Union Canal to construct sheds on their boats, although calling it a shed in some...

The Lock Keeper

Lock keepers have been working on Britain's canals for hundreds of years, often living by the lock and collecting tolls. Tolls were...

Oops, We seem to have gone aground!

On a yacht going aground is rather a big deal, especially if you go aground on a beach or rocks, however on a yacht it’s easily avoided...

Urban sprawl without a soul?

As I write this we're moored up at Simpson, which for chums reading this who are not local, is a canal village on the south side of...

Wow, that was dark!

Good day today, we didn't mess up and got much further than we thought we would. We had a relatively early start so we could get to...

Wot no Yacht

We usually sail this time of the year, as previous blog readers will know.  However this year we can't go to far afield so we've had to...

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