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 – 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 Butterfly Affect

The last few months have been some want of a hibernation, at the end of last year me, dad and Ezri had done around trip of a 100 miles from Bugsworth Basin to the Anderton Boat Lift and back again. However Ezri didn’t end the journey without a few bumps and bruises. a mooring rope…

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…