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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#Wordless Wednesday – A Different kind of Poem

  A Poem of a different kind, taken while cruising past Knottingley  

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Wordless Wednesday – Anyone for an ice-cream?

The Full Moo – This beautiful boat is an Ice-cream shop 🙂 The Ice-cream seller cruises around York on the River Ouse selling ice cream to boaters and people on the banks.  Isn’t this a fantastic idea? 🙂  

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A Slow Meander to York – Part 1 – A Bumpy Start

Since selling up and moving onto our boat October 2017, it seemed to take quite a while to get ourselves settled in, which meant it took quite a while before going out  for a cruise, although we did have our first Winter on the boat, survived, loved it and were toasty warm.  Jon was also…

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#Throwback Thursday – A cheeky little canal cruise to Sprotbrough – And relax…

I wrote this post last May, before we’d sold the house and moved onto the boat.  We are so looking forward to cruising soon as work commitments and other practicalities have delayed us, but in the mean time it was nice to have a look back at one of our favourite trips.  It was also…

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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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A cheeky little canal cruise to Sprotbrough – And relax…

With a long Bank holiday weekend behind us, Jon and I had asked ourselves the question…a short jaunt in Polly the camper van or a little trip out in the canal boat?

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