Saturday, 22 April 2017
So what's the difference?
A work colleague calls my boat a longboat, but that would mean it is a Viking war ship like this.
Other people refer to it as a barge, but to be a barge it would have to be 10ft wide.
Just to confuse the issue completely there are a lot of 10ft wide boat on the canals and they are called widebeams, there was one stuck at one of the locks we had to negotiate on our journey home.
The correct name is narrowboat but I'm not pedantic about it, you can call it whatever you like.
Once she has had the water tank and fuel tank filled she tends to wallow a bit and doesn't handle particularly well.
At these times Captain Hot Stuff tends to call her 'This Fecking Boat' as he struggles to steer her round corners!
This time about the parking spaces. There are enough for everybody but some people think they are entitled to park at the end of the jetty ...
My DD1 had one of her dogs put to sleep in June he had heart failure. Christmas Eve she had her other dog put to sleep, she had a tumour. ...
So many comments, so I'm not alone thinking they are mad to live like this. This is the wife who throws herself on the floor and screams...
Our new engine has been ordered and should be fitted around 22nd 23rd January. Mind you that could be canal time, in which case it could be ...