Capturing the essence of our experiences with ‘Calendar Club’

I first discovered 'Calendar Club' at the end of 2013 when searching for a calendar with five columns to record our various events and commitments. One column for me. One for Barry. And one for each of our three businesses. Eventually I found the perfect one. I discovered another suitable calendar in the same place. A no … Continue reading Capturing the essence of our experiences with ‘Calendar Club’

A crazy Christmas with RCTA and Calendar Club

The Roving Canal Traders Association Floating Christmas Market finished on Sunday, after nine days of trading. I suspect that's a record that will be hard to beat! Jenny and I made it to The Mailbox in time for the Radio WM breakfast show (you can listen in to the show by clicking this link, Jenny … Continue reading A crazy Christmas with RCTA and Calendar Club

All snug and warm on Areandare – more coal and kindling would help …

We're loving our new look Areandare. The cut out of the dividing wall from the kitchen to the lounge has made a huge difference to the feel of our living area, and transporting meals and drinks is so much easier. What we omitted prior to leaving Oxley Marine, was the opportunity to buy more coal … Continue reading All snug and warm on Areandare – more coal and kindling would help …

Next door to Granny Buttons in Birmingham

After a longer-than-average stay at Merry Hill, we began our journey towards The Bond in Digbeth, in readiness for our last planned festival of 2014 at their Autumn Market on Saturday. The morning of our departure a howling gale blew up and unfortunately found the strength to whip 'The Home Brew Boat' banner out of … Continue reading Next door to Granny Buttons in Birmingham