Life Through A Porthole

One of the main things I love about living on a boat are the portholes, seeing the world through a round window focusses your vision, focusses your mind and thoughts. You can read about the start of our boat life HERE and the making of ‘Head In The Clouds’, our beloved home on the water.…

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Getting through a ‘No-Wedding’ Day

Since October 2019, we have been planning our special day. Jon had proposed while we were perched on a beautiful cliff edge on a drizzly day in Cornwall. We were eating a Cornish pasty, drinking a ginger ale while watching two pairs of seals playing in the waves, you don’t get much better than that…

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Cruising UK Canals and Avoiding High Waters

During July we, (myself, Jon, our two dogs and two cats) set off again, on our annual cruise from our mooring in South Yorkshire, in our home on the water.  Last year, we travelled up to York and loved every minute of it.  This time, we said we’d like to explore other areas of the canal system,…

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#ThursdayThrowback – How To Create a Utility Room on a Boat

I first wrote this post in February last year when we’d only been living on the boat for three months and were short on space.  Well, this ‘utility room’ is the most useful room on board and it would be so difficult to live without it now.  It is a spare room with double bed,…

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How To Create a Utility Room on a Boat

In October of last year my partner and I picked up the last of the packing boxes, handed over the keys and walked away from our house which we’d lived in for 14 happy years. We did this with certainty in our minds that we were doing the right thing as time had very quickly,…

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Living the Dream

There comes a time when you turn around and your children choose not to hold your hand when crossing the road anymore, they are a little more independent every day, they begin to tackle their own problems, you find out they had a cold and you didn’t even know about it, but they got healthy…

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It’s time to sell up and live on a boat…

  So since returning from our amazing time in Canada, we’ve been suffering from post holiday blues.

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