Monthly Archives: October 2012

Got myself a date!

“I thought you were married” most people will be thinking if they have just read the title to this post, well I am. Just celebrated 21 years! Anyway, for all those whose minds think differently I have got myself a … Continue reading

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Introducing the Dog

There is one individual who is yet to appear on this blog and it is my wonderful Border Collie, Wish. It is going to be really interesting when the boat arrives back at the marina because every weekend we go … Continue reading

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Read all about it!

Tonight is the night when our blog will go live. I want everyone to share in the adventure we are going to have. I wanted to bring everyone up to date to where we are at this present moment in … Continue reading

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My favourite shop! Roy’s worst nightmare!

I have already started to plan how we are going to furnish and decorate the boat. This is the part I like doing……..Roy can deal with the engine and the generator and the composting toilet, I will deal with the … Continue reading

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Learning to be patient??

Believe it or not I am a very patient person. I have lots of patience with people but when it comes to getting things organised I like to get things done quickly. I really, really, really and I stress really … Continue reading

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Keys to our new home

6th October 2012. The Big Day! We finally got our keys to Foxglove. We were so excited. Took me a few minutes to work out how to open the front door as it has 2 triangular panels at the top … Continue reading

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Survey Day

The big day had finally arrived. We had to travel back down to London as the survey was being done. I had got a migraine! I thought it was a sign to say “dont buy the boat”. I think I was the … Continue reading

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Spiders!!!

I have never seen so many spiders in all my life!!! ” There is no way we are buying this boat!!!” I shouted to Roy . ” Roy are you listening” I continuted to shout as he entered the boat with excitement. “Oh my … Continue reading

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The Next 2 Years

As the title suggests we spent from November 2009 to September 2012 enjoying “Marpessa 2”. Despite Roy saying he would never paint a narrow boat again, we, and I mean we ( yes I can paint also) decided to renovate parts … Continue reading

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Boat No.2 MARPESSA

During our first year of narrowboating we had spent almost every weekend on the narrowboat, whether we cruised the canals or just stayed in the marina. It beame a way of life that we really started to enjoy and escape … Continue reading

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