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
In the last couple of weeks we've had the pleasure of the company of a few fabulous friends. Some we hadn't previously met, another not for decades ...
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
Having remained in a defined geographical area for over five months, we finally travelled up Lock 18 at Fradley on Saturday before it closes for repair.
This week we submitted the final documents and evidence to support Barry's Spousal Sponsored Visa application and Indefinite Leave to remain. Now we wait ...
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
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