NarrowBoat Ezri – Notes From A Little Blue Boat.

I am writing this on the 20 December 2018, with eleven days left of year. So it about time for a look back on the things that have happened to me and Ezri. Last year Ezri, my Dad and Me went on a 100 mile round trip from the end of the Peak Forest to…

NarrowBoat Ezri – 90 Not Out.

It’s been a long time since I wrote anything about Ezri, which is really of my own doing. A long time ago I wrote about want would happen if I lost the internet or access to this blog. My solution was a simple one write them all out, I could have just printed them but…

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…