Author Archives: Sarah

Introducing “Harebell Designs”

Handmade Interior Furnishings – Inspired by Our Waterway’s Rich Heritage and Costal Scenes. A brand new and truly exciting venture is being introduced to The Narrowboat Interior Shop – One that combines my love of boating with my much adored hobby of sewing and creating handmade goods. Named after our narrowboat, Harebell, we aim to….

Narrowboat Interior Décor – Stylish Products

I have, after 8 years of useless clutter, decided to go Scandi style and borrow their minimalist outlook. However, I’d still like to have an inviting narrowboat interior décor – That means a careful rummage round shops such as Home Bargains, Dunelm, The Range, Matalan and B&M.

Huddlesford Heritage Gathering – 23rd to 24th September 2023

Organised jointly by Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust and Lichfield Cruising Club, this fantastic event is back after a few years away. The event takes place at Huddlesford Junction and is a biennial gathering of historic boats, floating traders, private boats and classic vehicles. As of the 3rd September, the event was fully boked….

Wembley Eve; To a Mouse.

After some of the best and most exciting football we have seen Lincoln City play in this trophy competition, we’re finally on the boat and whiling away the time on Wembley Eve! The highs and lows, the euphoria and my tears when penalties against Chelsea Academy were looming have all led to this moment…. which….

More New Stuff

3 months after putting a deposit on a new click clack amazin’ sofabed for the boat, we finally made arrangements to collect and fit it. Spurred on by our new space saving cupboard, we’d got greedy for space and wanted a more comfortable sitting/sleeping arrangement to boot. We drove up yesterday, straight to Bradford to….

Pennine Weather and the Huddersfield Broad.

Being in such close proximity to the Pennines, always means that the weather is subject to rapid change. From last night’s early evening cruise in the sunshine and my ramblings about our efforts to stay cool in the baking sun, we woke to the sort of drizzle that comes and goes as the clouds drift….