NarrowBoat Ezri – Many Hands

With Ezri in the water she doesn’t feel small, the whole canal gives her an open feeling everything is . But in the last week she became all just her 35 feet. As she came out of the water for blacking. And much to a few people’s shock it was the first time I would…

NarrowBoat Ezri – Food For Thought

Now it’s been nearly a month since my last Ezri blog, and that’s because I was waiting for the rain so I could go out along the network without the fear of grounding Ezri, even in the most deep places of the canal people have been getting stuck. So there not been much to talk…

NarrowBoat Ezri – Boat Safety.

You may have noticed that I haven’t been posting a lot about Ezri the last past was the 4 July and now this one is the 21 July. Well there has been a lot of running around getting things worked out and planning. And I kind of go quiet when I doing something like this…

NarrowBoat Ezri – GNDN or Wind in The Willows.

“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” ― Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows. It’s kind of a goes nowhere does nothing (GNDN) blog, the last official Ezri post was into the blue, talking about painting the rails…

NarrowBoat Ezri – Into The Blue

Today I spent the day laying across Ezri’s rooftop with a small tin of blue paint and brush, beginning paint the hatch top, the runners and her hand/rope rails. Ezri is a dark blue and the idea is that I will highlight what I call her moving parts with a lighter blue, so people can…

NarrowBoat Ezri – Rambling On

Having a little bit of spare time last week, I went on a bit of a ramble something it enjoy doing, building a mental map of area. Leaving Ezri around Furness Vale I headed towards back along the canal to Marple Locks, for a better look around as it hard to see when passing them…

Narrowboat Ezri- The 100 Miles Adventure – Icebreaker Ezri.

Well I think kind of like this winter cruising thing, there is not many people about, the water is still and the towpath is frozen. But there is a down side there is not many people about, the water is still and the towpath is frozen. No really the same the set of reasons that…

Narrowboat Ezri- The 100 Miles Adventure – The Almost Blog

Well we made it, That’s to say Dad and Me did, Ezri however is just under a mile away and that’s because the mooring leading up to the Anderton Boat Lift are all 48 hours and the Anderton Services are being renovated so it’s better, we stay out of the way of all that. And…

Narrowboat Ezri- The 100 Miles Adventure – Driving Rain

With Hurricane Ophelia fading away and the aftermath of clear up well under way, its time to carry on the 100 miles adventure although there is only 10 miles left until we get to the anderton Boat Lift, once again work has it’s role to play in controlling the days I can move. Thursday was…