Adventures Aboard AreandAre


Hard to believe but today we’re seven weeks into our fourteen week commitment with Calendar Club at The Three Spires Shopping Centre in Lichfield. Time sure does fly when you’re having fun … Barry and I are working surprisingly well together, sharing time in the shop and ensuring we each have regular time out. We must be doing something right as we’re featured in the latest Bulletin to Store Operators as third… Read More

Crick Boat Show 2015

Wow! What a wonderful weekend we had at The Crick Boat Show – in spite of a particularly challenging beginning. Our arrival on Friday turned into a bit of a tense and troubled time, as due to what seems like a communication cock-up somewhere, we had no mooring booked on the harbourmaster’s list. A case of “You’re name’s not down, you’re not coming in …”  We almost turned around and left at… Read More

Hatton lock flight

It’s an infinitely fascinating life living on a narrowboat, cruising and trading on the canals as we do. Unfortunately the weather’s been attempting to drown us with squally showers and intermittent hail, with a dash of sunshine thrown in to keep our spirits up. I’ve had to keep my waterproof trousers and coat on, as well as wellington boots. I even wore my thermal long sleeved top under my clothes for a… Read More