Wednesday, 8 October 2014


Well I was completely out of internet access last week, up on the Llangollen canal on our new beauty, and today we still be aboard heading back to a boatyard for further repairs to the damage done by the previous owner's modifications to the plumbing, Monday 29th September had me bailing out the loo with a yoghurt pot.

I bought some craft work with me and have glued one topper on a piece red card, that is all I have managed to find time for. My Christmas cards are going to take a long time at that rate.
So instead of my work desk, I will show you Max enjoying a boating holiday!!!
He does seem to be happy most of the time, but would like to be free to come and go when he chooses instead of when it suits us.
And this is the new boat, she is 8 years old and 9ft longer than our previous one, making more room for comfortable seating.

Well I have locks to do, so will probably not be visiting until tomorrow when we get home, but will return your visits eventually.


Lunch Lady Jan said...

Your new boat is a beauty! May you have many happy hours navigating canals on her (and fewer times bailing out the loo!) I love the Llangollen canal, we were up that way last year and walked across the Pontcysyllte and Chirk aqueducts and along to Horseshoe Falls. Such a gorgeous area!
Hugs, LLJ 20 xx

Art Joy of Sharing with Peg and Shel said...

Lovely boat but I hope the leak is fixed. That bail out is quite a picture. Peg R 44

Robyn Oliver said...

Hi Chris happy WOYWW or rather on your boat...which looks fantastic...we saw some of these on the canals when we visited UK a few years back...lucky you to own one. Cheers enjoy your week RobynO337

shazsilverwolf said...

Your bail out creates quite a mental picture, lol. Hope you've got it sorted now. Lovely boat. Have a great week, Hugs, Shaz #36 xx

Eliza said...

Hello Chris, Your boat looks awesome and so long, what an adventure you must be having oh and Max must really be enjoying the travels too regardless of the sleep time. thanks for sharing and I hope you get some crafting time soon.

Hugs Eliza, Yoda & Flat Susan #12

Chrysalis said...

Your boat is so lovely, but sorry, I had to smile at the thought of you bailing out with the yogurt pot!! I hope Max adjusts to life on the ocean wave (well, sort of) Have a great week, Chris # 23

Zsuzsa Karoly-Smith said...

Awww, Max is so cute! I always wanted to try boating. Looks like fun! zsuzsa @ InkyDinkyDoodle #22

Lisca said...

Your boat looks lovely! I had to smile at the thought of bailing out the loo with a yogurt pot!
Max looks gorgeous! I hope he adjusts soon.
Thanks for letting me peep over your shoulder.
Have a good week.

Shoshi said...

Oh how lovely... We have had some happy narrow boat holidays in the past, enjoying the slow leisurely pace through beautiful countryside. Max certainly looks comfortable, with his "Do Not Disturb" sign firmly in place!!

Happy belated WOYWW,
Shoshi #32

505whimsygirl said...

Hi Chris,

What a cute, snuggly cat! The new boat is beautiful!!! Good luck with the repairs!

Happy belated WOYWW
Peace, Kay (66)

Mrs.D said...

Zsuzsa, I'm hoping you get a reply like this because I cannot comment on your blog.
Thanks for visiting and Max is cute, he seems quite content when we are boating.

Shoshi said...

Thanks for your return visit, Chris, and I'm glad you like my masterboard. Stencilling through sequin waste is fun. You can use all sorts of stuff for stencils and masks if you keep your eyes open!