Wind Turbines and Off-Grid Narrowboats

Windmills and ghosts- Yikes! Wind turbines and off-grid narrowboats- yes, wind turbines can be tricky! The great and gentle whooshing of blades tower over the odd green hill and windy salt sea flat. Even close up, they make only a discreet sound. At first glimpse one appears grey from a distance, then in a trick …

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A Canal Travelling Cat and a Magic Far Away Tree.

How to Survive Off-Grid on a Canal Boat if you are a Cat! Heavy rain drops fall with dull thuds upon the steel roof off the canal boat as a gust of wind pushes against the face of the stern, rocking it to a drunk left side slant. The dividing curtain hanging between my inside …

Two Pairs of Wellies and a Bovine Beast.

Delicious, creamy, nutritional raw milk is the best! My digestion has improved a hundredfold since starting to drink it. To Find somewhere that sells it close by, can be difficult. But the other week, when passing a farm close by, we saw a sign advertising milk and investigated. We pull into the courtyard of a …

A Limestone Quarry and a Slap in the Face.

Do you have Internet problems sometimes? It is so incredibly annoying, isn’t it? To discover upon rising early with good intentions for the day ahead, you can’t get on with the immediate tasks facing you because your connection dropped off the radar! Try living on a narrow boat with an off-grid mobile Internet connection and …

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