Saturday, July 9, 2016

Part 2: Adventures on the Canal

5 more reasons why we're glad we bought our tiny canal boat:  

1.  The Queen's swans cruise along with us.

2.  We are gongoozled as we navigate the locks.  

3.  We tie up at public moorings at the end of a day of cruising...

4.  And visit another amazing pub.

5.  But the best reason of all is that our tiny home-away-from-home is closer to family!  

I can't wait to see how these adventures will show up in my writing!

Friday, July 1, 2016

Adventures Feed the Muse

Recently I grabbed a wild and crazy opportunity to feed my muse.  Hubby and I bought this canal boat in England:

Outside, it's thirty feet long and six feet wide.  Inside, its 85 square feet of livable space has all the comforts of home. 

We're not boaters, we're not campers, and we live half a world away.  Yet, when the opportunity arose, we thought about it for approximately ten minutes and then jumped.  Here are a few reasons why we're glad we did:

1.  The secret garden at our mooring buffers us from urban London.  

2.  We test our steering skills

3.  On our way to the local store for groceries.  

There's plenty to watch along the way, but I'll save more of that for next week's post!