Supply run to Cropredy
Time for a run to Cropredy marina – top off the diesel tanks, empty the toilet tanks.. and pull in at a pub on the way back! Brasenose Arms.. here we come.. again.. Sorted!
The CRT team who have been working on replacing the bottom gates of the lock in Banbury had an open day today, where the public could go into and see the inner workings of a lock. The bottom gates had already been changed – with the old ones sitting in the crane barge waiting to […]
It s just a little bit cold today.. Fires on and the cats taking advantage of it ! Does it get cold in a narrowboat.. well.. does it get cold in your house when you don’t have the heating on ? Thats why we have the heating on! and its 30 degrees in here.. apparently […]
It’s said that when you live on a canal.. every day can provide you with a new sight or sound.. well last Sunday.. it was a canoe race.. and we were moored on the start line.. But – as is the way with racing.. things do not always go to plan..
And were here.. Our home base for the winter period 2017-2018. Not a bad location, no mooring rings or posts.. so the pins are needed.. and no nearby water or rubbish point – but not a bad location. The only down side.. the nearby Douwe Egberts coffee factory.. which stinks if the wind is in […]
Time to move on and heading for Crick – our 14 days at the mooring between bridge 19 and 20 on the Grand Union (Leicester Section) has come to an end.. Had fun at the moorings near Yelvertoft.. Water point.. rubbish bins.. and a free car park that was close to bridge 19 – which […]
So.. one week on.. 7 days after selling the house and moving aboard our narrowboat. Starting to get settled..Many thanks to friends and family for helping with this massive change in lifestyle.. Many runs up and down the M1 to store excessive stuff.. many traffic jams.. stowed away as much as we think we need […]
Thats it.. House is sold.. Boat Ready.. Friends all lined up to help us move.. Time to go from land dwellers to boat dwellers! Let the adventure begin! ( As soon as we stop panicking about not getting everything in the van.. how is this all going to fit in (or on) a narrowboat! ) […]