Monthly Archives: February 2014


Birmingham: Britain’s second city and our temporary home. Some say third city, I know, but, lovely as it is, Manchester just doesn’t quite cut it for me, for it never bloody invented its own curry and the BBC is in

Posted in Cruising log

“Winter’s sleety dribble”

Burns had quite a lot to say about plans going pear-shaped, particularly in the winter. And he’s not wrong. Unless you’ve been holidaying on another planet, you’ve probably noticed the recent weather. It’s proved a little tricky to keep moving

Posted in Cruising log, Life Aboard, Routes

Guest post – Theo Whitehead

Well, this was only my second time ever on a boat (the first being a lake ferry on Lake Constance) and Mum & Dad had been talking about this “narrowboat” thing, so, of course, I was keen to see what

Posted in Guest Posts

First sunglasses of the year!

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