Follow your heart, but take your brain with you. What Boat Interior Hustles do you need to know before you begin a re-build? Small Boat Interiors- The Reality! A narrowboat interior re-jig is like climbing Everest. Narrowboats are… yep, you got it- Narrow! Be advised then, about boat renovations- if you are excited talking partners […]
Going organic off-grid Butter is bad for you because the fat clogs your arteries right? So that’s why you switched to margarine. Take a closer look at this full-fat spread which was ushered out during the Second World War, and you might just change your mind. Who Invented Butter? Are you a middle-aged caveman? Then you’ll remember […]
Here’s What Really Matters in Magnet Fishing is a humorous and descriptive story about this unusual canal hobby.
Nightmare Christmas! Sound familiar? I get it- you’ve met with the Grinch, and he’s out to ruin yet another festive holiday
Discover the incredible health benefits of stinging nettle, from anti-inflammatory properties to high nutritional value. Stinging nettle benefits are tremendous! A sore tongue or a swollen throat would not be beneficial at all, so it is necessary to blanch the nettles in boiling water first! But wait around to find out why you should make […]
The majority of Brits don’t live on a houseboat. So you think it would be fun to give your tiny room a makeover? Jump aboard!
Where can you take your little boat this summer? Dive in and find out!
Plastic Boats- a Halloween Horror with Chardonnay One 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 up on a stool at the cruiser’s stern, so stiff her pale makeup will crack if she smiles; I […]
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 […]
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Off-Grid Narrow Boat Stories is an online blog featuring an authentic life afloat in the UK. We are passionate about sharing our off-grid life, from the challenges of boat renovation… to waking up every morning with nature all around.