Spent the morning chopping wood and shoveling shit.
Today has been a day with the pump; Pumping out using a Rule iL280p lightweight wet pump, to clear the bow water-tank, and also a fuel spill around the engine. Job #1:Removing water-tank rust Located right at the front of the boat, the water-tank has been rusting for a while. The bare metal will have […]
Not done this trip before. It takes you a little way out of Burton on Trent to Barton Marina, and back again. About 7km in all and about an hour and 1/2 trip all in, with 1 person driving and the other doing the locks. Met a few boats on the way. One woman told […]
Background The background to this story is that this duck just wanders into my mom’s back garden every year to lay her eggs. She’s not near the canal, it’s not near any water, but a female duck has decided to make my mums’ garden the home of it’s off-spring. Last year, my mom had to […]
I’ve not been posting for a while. I moved house. I’m no longer a resident of Broseley, Shropshire. Now I inhabit this houseboat, barge or narrowboat, whichever you prefer to call it.