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Years To Treasure- Time Flies! Narrowboat life

A year doing something you love versus a year doing something you hate can be very different in terms of how long they are. I have spent many a day wishing my life away. Wishing it was 5 o clock, wishing it was the weekend, wishing I lived somewhere else, wishing I could go back …

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Crochet Pumpkins, Golden Sunsets, and Autumn Spice.

Narrowboat Life and a Free Easy As Pie Crochet Pumpkin Pattern. Autumn is by far my favourite season. You still have the golden warmth of the summer sun lingering and the most incredible sunsets. The colours along the towpath are particularly vibrant and you can feel the change in the air. We bring out our …

Crochet granny square cushion on grass
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Granny Frida Cushion

Inspired by my previous Frida makes and armed with a decent amount of spare Ricorumi DK cotton I set about putting some squares together to compliment my Granny Frida, granny square. My fabulous patter testers provided some more colourways which I love. I rarely choose pink or pastels myself but absolutely love this sorbet colour …

Granny Frida Striped
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Granny Square Day 2019- (and a free Granny Frida pattern.)

It was Granny Square Day 2019 over on Instagram last week. It is run every year and was started by Susan Regalia when she realised that the Instagram grid would make the perfect virtual granny square blanket. What a fabulous idea! Soon thousands of people were submitting their squares under the hashtag #grannysquareday and the …

Horses next to canal
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Bunting and Boating- free pattern.

Time to continue our narrowboat travels again. Leaving Hawkesbury junction is bitter sweet. We have loved the hustle and bustle and somewhere wide enough to get some work done on the boats but yearn for the peace and solitude again. This weeks narrowboat move was relatively easy, no locks, sunshine and gorgeous countryside. We need …

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A long journey- Plan B,or maybe C and D! Narrowboat Decisions.

It has been a while since I last posted about our narrowboat travels! A busy few months indeed! We travelled from the bottom of the flight near Stourbridge to Wolverhampton and then on to Birmingham. Due to the fact that we rarely plan anything properly we came across a few stumbling blocks. During winter there …

River Stour waterfall
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Waterfalls, gypsy horses and sunsets.

The winter is over and it is time for us to start travelling again. We have doubled back on ourselves to avoid a river journey. Travelling on rivers can be precarious depending on the water levels and so we are taking the easy route. Heading back to Birmingham and then hopefully onto the Coventry canal …