Category Archives: Canals

Tiller Pins

I haven’t posted any tiller pins for a while – so here are some from my archives that I don’t think you’ve seen.

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Selling up, moving on.

We’ve always taken the “soft option” when we’ve left the boat and tucked her up in a marina.   I know in my head that it would be fine to leave it on the side of the canal, but I … Continue reading

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Barton Turns Marina – SNOW!

Yay it finally snowed.   Everything looks so pretty in snow.

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Brewood and beyond.

We stopped over in Brewood for 2 nights, its a lovely little village.  We were here last year with our friend Jane, at pretty much the same time of year.   Caught up with our friends from NB Nel for … Continue reading

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Back on the boat

We got back from the States eventually. It took almost as long on public transport to get back to the boat from Heathrow as it did to fly from Boston to London. I also misplaced my battery charger for my … Continue reading

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Wet! Wet! Wet!

One of us went in water this morning, and she’s not happy about it. It happened so fast there was no chance of saving myself. And it was a cold frosty morning so I has on more layers than I … Continue reading

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Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

We are now at the highest elevation we will take the boat to, and we’ve also been as far north as we are going.  Up until today we were heading south again.  However the canal gods had a different plan for us.   … Continue reading

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Thankfully it wasn’t us!

And here’s the URL if you want to read about it. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2772019/Oops-The-moment-80-000-rented-narrowboat-started-sink-getting-wedged-lock.html

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Skipton

We’re on the move again finally.   Hills, views, towns, I love it all.   Loving the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.    Mum’s on the boat with us, and we’ve had dads’ cousin Bryan visiting since we’ve been in Skipton. … Continue reading

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Lots of words today.

It was just as dull on the way back from Boston as on the way down.   Pleased to be done with the whole Witham/Fossdyke/River Trent thing.    The moorings were great when you got there, you just had to get … Continue reading

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