Trading Tales – The Oatcake Boat

What wonderful tales we've had to date - The Pirate Boat, The Art Boat, The Glass Boat, The Doggie Boat, The Borders Cheese Carrying Boat, The Beverage Boat and Phoenix Gifts, The Bag Boat, The Jam Boat, and The Floating Art Gallery Boat. This week sees the tenth tale - and sadly the last one I have lined up. When (rather than 'if'!) … Continue reading Trading Tales – The Oatcake Boat

Trading Tales – The Floating Art Gallery Boat

We've received some encouraging comments about our 'Trading Tales' series (keep the comments coming!), and I'm feeling hopeful traders will continue to send me their tales to publish for a good few weeks yet: "Hi Sandra Wanted to let you know how much we have enjoyed reading your series about the trader boats on the … Continue reading Trading Tales – The Floating Art Gallery Boat

Trading Tales – The Jam Boat

This week's Trading Tale features a couple who've been greatly missed on the cut so far this year. Sometimes life throws us a curved ball and we take time to readjust and refocus. We're hoping to see them at the three events they currently have scheduled in September ... Introducing Helen and Andy What’s the … Continue reading Trading Tales – The Jam Boat

Trading Tales – The Bag Boat

We're onto our seventh Trading Tale today would you believe? You'll discover lots in this story to entice anyone pontificating on whether to take the plunge ... Introducing Jane and Paul What’s the name of your boat, and what business do you run from it? My name is Jane Parker, and I sew and sell all … Continue reading Trading Tales – The Bag Boat

Trading Tales – The Beverage Boat and Phoenix Gifts

For a variety of reasons, you may've formed an impression that most people living and trading on the Inland Waterways are in a fairly 'senior' age bracket. As in not quite ready (or old enough!) to retire. Like Barry and I. Actually, when you think about it, that's an anomaly as my theory is you have … Continue reading Trading Tales – The Beverage Boat and Phoenix Gifts

Trading Tales – The Borders Cheese Carrying Company Boat

Our fifth Trading Tale follows on from The Pirate Boat, The Art Boat, The Glass Barge, and The Doggie Boat. There's an incredible mix of fun and fascinating people finding alternative ways of living on the Inland Waterways. Introducing Sue and Ade What’s the name of your boat, and what business do you run from it? Our … Continue reading Trading Tales – The Borders Cheese Carrying Company Boat