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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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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 …

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Goodbye January! Hello Saint Brighid’s Day!New Beginnings and Adventure.

I think a lot of people are glad to see the back of January. It is a hard month for some financially and many are still reeling from the effects of Christmas stresses and expectations. February is a month of new beginnings! January has been a month of both planning and procrastinating .So many plans, …

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Move Day- Crochet essentials for a winter cruise.

Living on a boat has its challenges. Storing and fetching water is one. Every two weeks or so we must replenish our water supplies and also move to comply with licence conditions. Keeping warm is so important and my crochet essentials are always with me. I am not the most organised of people but I …