Monthly Archives: September 2016

Living the good life on the Grand Union Canal

Living on a canal boat certainly means that you’re lucky enough to get up close and personal with wildlife¬†every day… OK, the cat’s not exactly a wild animal but it was lovely that it paid us a brief visit from … Continue reading

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Out of London and heading north

Our last week or so in the London area was spent around Yiewsley, just outside Uxbridge. On the surface, not a very pretty spot but it’s actually a bit of a water wonderland. It’s got the Grand Union Canal, the … Continue reading

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Farewell Elaine

Last Wednesday saw us, together with Ray and Diane from Ferndale, head off to Macclesfield ¬†for the funeral of our very dear friend Elaine. So many people were there to say goodbye including boating friends from far and wide. The … Continue reading

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An eclectic couple of days in London

Last Sunday nb Ferndale set out from Paddington Basin to head to Limehouse for a trip up the Thames. We were just outside the basin on a booked mooring but decided to do the ‘London Shuffle’ with them at 6.30am … Continue reading

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A trip to Suffolk and then back to the centre of London

It’s a while since I did a blog so I’ve got rather a lot to catch up on! The trouble is that being in London means there’s loads of stuff to do and loads less time to actually write about … Continue reading

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