Halloween Horrors- Most Odd 11 Dreads of the Cut!

Plastic Boats- a Halloween Horror with Chardonnay Of the Odd 11 Most Dreaded Halloween Horrors of the Cut- this one belongs in Monaco! Let me introduce you to Her Royal Majesty, who sits perched high upon a stool at the cruiser’s stern, so stiff her pale makeup will crack if she smiles; I guess that’s… Continue reading Halloween Horrors- Most Odd 11 Dreads of the Cut!

Wind Turbines and Narrow Boats

Windmills, ghosts and giants? Yikes! Wind turbines and narrowboats- yes, you too can be 100% off-grid on a boat! The great and gentle whooshing of blades towers over the odd green hill and windy salt sea flat like gentle giants. Even close up, they make only a discreet sound. At first glimpse one appears grey… Continue reading Wind Turbines and Narrow Boats

Top 15 most useful gadgets for off-gridders

Part One Wondering what you will need to take with you before embarking on an off-grid or narrow boating lifestyle? Taking a holiday on a boat and need some useful tips? This live aboard narrow boater spills the goods! Four years of constant cruising has taught me well and I’m ready to share my knowledge… Continue reading Top 15 most useful gadgets for off-gridders

How to tackle narrow boat art- Help me Banksy!

How do you Paint a Canal Boat? Narrow boat art is bright and bold, and painting a canal boat is daunting. You can’t hide it away in the attic when you’re done. It’s a giant public artwork whether you like it or not! But should we be too precious about it? We’ve all seen those… Continue reading How to tackle narrow boat art- Help me Banksy!

Sizzling Summer Socials- off the grid-dle.

How to party outdoors. I totally unplugged in the woods at a hot BBQ. Summer socials go off-grid with BBQs all around Britain, as temperatures soar to record breaking highs. The fire crackles as orange flames lick at ten fat dripping sausages, popping now and again as they burst their taught browned skins. Marshmallows are… Continue reading Sizzling Summer Socials- off the grid-dle.