Narrowboat Ezri – The First Adventure – Day Three

The wind got up and so we didn’t go any were just stay in the same as last night before were to move, I had another talk with everyone and the pink boat make it to next lock trun around and head back but the other guy said once again he was going to Leeds…

Narrowboat Ezri – The First Adventure – Day Two

Yes I know its late I should have posted yesterday but here why I didn’t Yesterday was a nightmare, the little skill I thought I had left me, I was scared, alone and lost, I had left Blue Water around nine o’clock after being given more rope and a longer hose-pipe, slowly I headed to…

Narrowboat Ezri – The First Adventure – Day One

Today I was meant to off, gone wave goodbye to Blue Water Marine but that’s not want happened. We have to go back to the day before Thursday getting everything up and running all the late minute jobs hanging curtains, checking ropes putting fire covers on and getting all the paperwork in order. That took…

Narrowboat Ezri – Softy softy

This is the last progress report on how far along Ezri is, because next Friday the 19th I will be leaving Blue water Marine under my own power. You may think I should have left a long time ago but work really has only taken 10 days as I have only doing one day week,…

NarrowBoat Ezri – The last of the Hard work

All done, full stop. No more wood, no more cutting, no more banging and no more making things fit. Everything that needed fixing and glueing has been done. We have put edging strip a long the steps down into Ezri so I don’t end up kicking them out over time, glued up a cup tree…

NarrowBoat Ezri – Making Room

The list of jobs gets smaller and smaller as we reach the time to be off. It just a lot of buying a last minute fixing and making room. The best example of this are to small cupboards when we started last week they were just a big empty space so everything would have smashed…

NarrowBoat Ezri- Making things fit, and other worries

Just like last week we put up a rail of curtains but this time for the smaller window, The rail when up easy I looks as if it had been there all this time. I had bought some more door blots for the front door and the hatch on the side to go length ways…

NarrowBoat Ezri – Rails, Tape and Power

This week we (me and my Dad) spent a lot of time on Ezri pulling up a curtain on the right hand side of her, not to close to the fire. It was so want easy because it was mostly in bits, the only thing that you have be mind full of its the thickness…

NarrowBoat Ezri – The Stainforth & Keadby Canal

I wasn’t able to work on Ezri this week, but that doesn’t mean I going to miss a week, So I thought I would talk the canal system itself, Unlike a river or a sea as the canal moves around country is changes its name, Some are named after the person who over saw its commissioning…

NarrowBoat Ezri – Lights, engine and sand paper

After building the bed last week today task was it test everything and work out want each of the buttons on the control panel do without starting Ezri’s engine I was able to put all the cabin lights on and see which bulbs need changing, the second job was test the power sockets, but without…