We're slowly finding time to emerge into the 2019 trading season. Though it's still far too chilly to stand around selling on the towpath! But needs must ...
We've been kept rather occupied entertaining our two grandsons during the Ferbuary Half Term holidays. Lots of fun and adventures had, on and off the boat.
Choosing to jump off the 'respectability' of the endlessly turning hamster wheel in our fifties, was one of the best decisions Barry and I jointly made. It wasn't an overnight move by any means. But a considerably-thought-out-as-much-as-possible one. We had a number of ideas as to how we'd make money. None of which was in … Continue reading Free to Cruise After Calendar Club
I'm on a mission to get the blog up to date this week, which may entail skipping a few adventures, and squeezing others into two posts. Do forgive me. You see on Thursday 11th October we'll be starting our 2018 Calendar Club season. Thankfully we received confirmation last Friday that we have a shop to … Continue reading Another Teutenberg and much more
The final ticking off for Ray's list of places to see in UK was a trip to Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes. Rather naively, I said I'd drive there and wait for them in the car park. There were a number of reasons for this. A/ I had to get the car back to Bromsgrove … Continue reading Summer visitors part 4d Bletchley Park and farewell to Ray
Reflecting back, I'm continually amazed we managed to fit in so much travelling and sightseeing with Barry's elder brother Ray in just over three weeks. This post only covers five days as we head up to Scotland via the east of the country, and back down the west. From Worcester, where we left the last … Continue reading Summer Visitors part 4c – to Scotland and back
The main narrowboating portion of Ray's experience with us, came between our time in London, and a week of travelling up and down the UK (quite literally! But that's the next post ...). As always, Barry had planned a plethora of adventures to tittle Ray's taste buds for England and all it offers. There were … Continue reading A succession of summer visitors part 4b trains, rock houses and a river