Liverpool Docks

Monday 25th July 2016 It was certainly surreal waking up this morning in the centre of Liverpool on our floating green machine. We certainly stand out amongst the swish and swanky privately owned boats. It is very rare for a hire boat to come into the docks as most hires are not long enough for … More Liverpool Docks

Parbold to Maghull

Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd July 2016 With the last two days of cruising on our almost final stretch into the Liverpool docks there is not a great deal to report. Well no dramas at least – thank goodness. It’s been pretty much cruisy cruising with no locks, a few swing bridges and overcast but rain … More Parbold to Maghull

Wigan to Parbold

Thursday 21st July 2016 Catch up day for housework and shopping. Di went off in a taxi to the local laundromat with two weeks worth of washing. There were two trolley loads of whiffy stuff requiring some serious attention. Fras stayed behind on the boat with the two pooches cleaning bathroom and vacuuming nb Lucy. … More Wigan to Parbold

Onto Wigan we went

19th and 20th July 2016 It’s been a rather hectic two days with guests on board. At last the weather has turned in our favour though a scorching 30c day sent us all for a sixer. We’ve spent the last few days cruising through some delightful countryside and have been going off the canal for … More Onto Wigan we went

Day of Happenings

Wednesday 13th July 2016 Big day today with Cameron leaving 10 and Theresa May moving in and Liz saying Bye and Hi. We will say no more about this except that it has the country riveted. Gosh it was cold this morning. It got down to about 7c overnight and as we were cruising from … More Day of Happenings