A window with a view!

I enjoyed two little photography projects on the waterways. Here is the 1st one which is a collection of views out of the living room window on the boat. I'm no video editor but I had fun putting this together along with some words below. https://youtu.be/kqaDSO8epek WindowsWindows are made to watch the world go byand … Continue reading A window with a view!

Gloucester to Saul Junction……… aaaand rest!

Today's video including plenty of hovering for bridges, avoiding paddleboarders and rowers to swing back into the marina! https://youtu.be/ubbiGwBWdFw Another days of nerves for me as I knew I was going to do a manoeuvre at the end of the day that I haven't yet done and was incredibly nervous about. It was a lovely … Continue reading Gloucester to Saul Junction……… aaaand rest!

Worcester to Upton to Gloucester

Worcester to Upton can be seen here: https://youtu.be/HAkq85V-Bxs After a stunning night sky in Gloucester we headed down to Upton On Severn. Found this just before we leftSo pulled it out for firewoodA cheeky little engraved heart We passed through Diglis lock and had a short journey ahead of us. We had in mind that … Continue reading Worcester to Upton to Gloucester

Kidderminster to Worcester

Today's journey heading off the canal system and onto the river: https://youtu.be/-e-3DpZWTxs After 2 days of waiting for the levels of the river to fall we got the nod. It's not quite there but it's good enough to get going and she should continue to fall behind us. I was inextricably nervous this morning, I … Continue reading Kidderminster to Worcester

Kinver to Kidderminster

Today's lovely autumnal journey: https://youtu.be/L7YzxfBZ6e4 What a glorious journey through the sunshine and the autumnal colours aligning the waterways. I'm definitely in a bit of a grump about the trip coming to an end but so so grateful that we have been able to do it.I didn't want to leave Kinver, it left me with … Continue reading Kinver to Kidderminster

Day off in Kinver

We had heard great things about the Kinver Rock Houses and surrounding area so decided to take a morning to get out for a lovely walk. What a fab day, thoroughly enjoyed the walk, nice to get out of the steel tube for a few hours! Outside of the rock houses: Always seeing a face!Bats … Continue reading Day off in Kinver

Womborne to Kinver

Today's Journey can be seen here: https://youtu.be/to1TsAMN3gQ Man I struggled to wake up today. Yesterday's boating was good, then a few hours of remote work meant a late night and I was paying the price as I felt totally sluggish. I soon swapped from locking to steering as I simply didn't have the energy and … Continue reading Womborne to Kinver

Compton to Womborne

Todays journey can be seen here: https://youtu.be/uPT699ks-00 A glorious morning was had ambling between Compton and Womborne. It was one of those days where everything went smoothly, the locks certainly got harder as they went. The paddles of the bottom gates were very stiff but we got there. Always good to be pointed in the … Continue reading Compton to Womborne

Penkridge to Compton

Today's much more pleasant journey to Compton: https://youtu.be/28602A2fP6E A totally different day today with a much nicer weather to be enjoying the waterways and today did not disappoint. Waking early with the school kids making their way along the canal we got a lovely early morning start. The first lock made me laugh as the … Continue reading Penkridge to Compton

Tixall Wide to Penkridge

Today's ridiculously wet Journey: https://youtu.be/zQhfMXbmDqc We knew today would be a wet one so we suited appropriately and set off. I do love how some locks get to have a lock cottage, dates back to when most locks were manned. Noticed a first as we went passed a boat with a massive cage on the … Continue reading Tixall Wide to Penkridge