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Breaking the Ice with a Barge Pole!

Biting blue cold nips at my finger ends as we glide north, upstream, in a diluted orange winter’s sun. The busy morning of chores, the rush of adrenalin, disappears now far behind us…

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A Canal Travelling Cat… and a Far Away Tree.

What To Do on a Canal Boat if you are a Cat! Heavy rain drops fall with dull thuds upon the steel roof as a gust of wind pushes against the face of the boat, rocking it to a drunk left side slant. The dividing curtain hanging between my inside and their outside twitches in …

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The little railway town and a rare visitor

‘The little railway town and a rare visitor’ is part of a monthly lifestyle blog – a true story writer travelogue of a narrowboater’s journey living on the Lancaster canal.

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Escape with the Porthole Peeper- Discover the Secrets of a Floating Lifestyle…

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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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A Late Night Visitor

The screech of a hunting owl with lamp-lit oracles soars in silence and solitude, across a black field of whispering grasses.

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Here Today Gone Tomorrow

Explore, Escape, Live your Life! The Porthole Peeper Home I’m a Writer and an Artist and this is my story of A Life Afloat… A multitude of flies sit on the top of the smooth and still waters, doing their job, feeding on the millions of microscopic creatures that we can’t see with our lesser …