Family Cruising May and June 2019

We had a very enjoyable and busy couple of months cruising with treasured family members, through some absolutely awesome countryside in England and Wales, and using some pretty amazing engineering along the way. Judy and Ted arrive While Bob remained on Celtic Maid, I headed to London to finally and successfully complete the Life in…

So Much Excitement

We followed up our summer holiday with more exciting adventures. The first visit by one of our children, Thaao, to Celtic Maid. The celebration of Bron’s 60th birthday. A trip to London and Paris for Bron as a tourist. So much excitement indeed. End of summer Cruising Although we were coming to the end of…

Sisters on the move 24/6/18

Currently on the Rufford Arm of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, we are patiently (anxiously) awaiting our crossing of the tidal Ribble Link facilitating our long-awaited five-week cruise on the Lancaster Canal. We attempted this three years ago but were thwarted by a breach on this arm and spent two amazing weeks in Liverpool instead.…

Our journey continues 21/4/17

It has been 4 months since our last blog sharing our narrowboat journey through England. But we have not been hibernating through the Northern winter months! Our trip to South America has been detailed in three previous blogs – Peru, Ecuador, and Argentina. Unfortunately, poor health kept us tethered in Bosworth Marina for far longer…

Great Haywood 12/1/15

We are safely moored near the Great Haywood Junction of the Trent and Mersey Canal with the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. A perfect position in this uncertain English weather as it is close to all required services (diesel, water, and waste disposal) in addition to a brilliant farm shop and village amenities. It looks as…