Tagged with narrowboat

Life Afloat, A New Chapter.

I spent Sunday morning on my boat with Joseph and Devon, 2 of Sarah’s boys. Devon is going to move aboard the boat, and live on the canal, much as I did all those years ago. I know that Devon will love the boating lifestyle, he’s just the type to make the most of it! … Continue reading

There’s lots Of Life Afloat!

Living in a marina was really good fun, and for someone new to living on a boat, it’s probably the easiest way to start. You have plenty of people around to give advice or help, there should be shore facilities should you experience any issues with your boat, and there is usually a community of relatively … Continue reading

Fatherhood……At Last :-)

I was a some times user of Face Book a couple of years ago, I really only used it to help promote my business, ok it was great to keep up with friends, but I only went on once a week or so. I was busy with a new start up business (The Fabulous Vodka … Continue reading

I Name This Boat…..

Once the boat was back in the water and I was back at work, the pace slackened off a bit, I still had no hot water, no heating, no toilet and no proper furniture, all I had was a couple of garden chairs and a camping stove on a small table. The best thing about … Continue reading

Boating In The Car Park :)

So there I was living in a car park in my 59 foot narrow boat! really, it was like living in a shed, but one that you had to get into with a ladder. The first winter that I spent on the boat, in the car park was freezing! I’d frequently wake up in the … Continue reading

A New Life Afloat :-)

In 1998 I had my own home in High Wycombe, I loved it, it was a 3 bedroom 100-year-old railway cottage, it had been re-wired, had new heating, new roof etc, nothing needed doing to it, which was just as well as I had very limited DIY skills. All was not rosy though, I’d started a … Continue reading

A Fabulous cargo sails the Thames !

The historic working narrowboat Aldgate carried cases of the ‘Fabulous Vodka Company’s Caralicious, Perivale Dry and Krol Kazimiersz along the South Oxford canal and River Thames. The cargo was bound for the national Inland Waterways Association  festival at Beale Park where Fabulous had a trade stand. “The festival is about everything to do with inlands waterways … Continue reading