Monthly Archive: November 2015

Into Birmingham

We continued along the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal into Birmingham. The winter sunshine wasn’t producing much warmth and we were glad of the locks to work to keep us warm. We weren’t the only...

Homewards along the Coventry Canal

We’re heading home with our repainted Waterway Routes Narrowboat. The sunshine looks nice but it was bitterly cold. There was a sprinkling of snow on the boat this morning and it took until nearly lunchtime...

Repainted Waterway Routes Narrowboat

We left Rose Narrowboats this morning with our newly repainted Waterway Routes Narrowboat. A few days ago it was behind those green doors in the paint shed.  Paul (the painter) has finished his hard...

Chesterfield Canal DVDs

I am pleased to say our Chesterfield Canal DVDs have just been released and they will make great Christmas presents. The Chesterfield Canal DVDs are available in our usual three formats:- Popular – like a television...

Map Updates – November 2015 – Issue 44

I’ve just published the monthly update to my maps for November 2015 and the England & Wales map is now as Issue 44. Many of the changes are small, but important to those involved. ...

More Gloss Coats

Further progress with repainting our boat, visible during two recent visits. Last week I saw the first gloss coat rubbed down and the second gloss coat being applied.  The name panel looks shiny with...