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 – Old Rope

Maybe it’s because I have spent the last few days, fountain pen in hand, writing (or should that be rewriting) all the Narrowboat Ezri blog posts into my hand made book it was project I started a bit ago, but it’s only now that something stuck me. On the way back last year from The…

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…

Let Us Sit Upon The Ground, And tell…

Let us sit upon the ground, and tell sad stories of the death of kings. Or so says William Shakespeare in Richard II, well he got it half right. In the last few weeks I have noticed the views on things I have been writing have gone up, so I guess, what I do here…

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 – How Things Work Maybe ?

With the 2017/18 football season drawing to its close, there two games left, one Sunday the other middle of the following week. That means a little more cruising, further down the Macclesfield and back on to the Trent and Mersey, but and I still going have to make sure I am in walk distance to…