Barry’s 2016 Favourites – Part 2

Here's a few more images of the 211 year old Pontcysyllte Aqueduct to give you a better look at it.  This image has ended up as one of our gift cards After crossing the aqueduct six times by boat in the space of a few days we'd become quite familiar with the structure. The view from … Continue reading Barry’s 2016 Favourites – Part 2

Barry’s Favourite Images of 2016 Part One

Barry's a little late posting his favourite images this year, due to other commitments. I'm sure it'll be worth the wait - I'm excited to be revisiting the memories all the amazing places we visited in 2016. Over to Barry ... Areandare's 2016 pictorial journey begins  Shugborough Hall looking bleak and leafless! Then onto the … Continue reading Barry’s Favourite Images of 2016 Part One

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

A pictorial journey around Llangollen

You're in for one of those rare treats in this post. Not many accompanying words, more a superb selection of some of Barry's images from our recent journeys in North Wales. The photo above is one of our favourites - who would live in a place like that? Enjoy ... We're so grateful to have … Continue reading A pictorial journey around Llangollen