I never told you about my long walk on Wednesday. I walked west along the Grand Union Canal, which I've mentioned before and along which I often run. I went farther in that direction than I ever have -- about five miles -- through the industrial grit and cranes and tanks and faceless block buildings of North Acton. Along the way I saw lots of narrow boats, the ubiquitous canal boats that are built for plying the man-made waterways of the British Isles. I always love seeing how people…
Tips for canal boat gardening
Plants can bring an attractive look to your boat as well as being producing tasty food – and looking after them doesn’t have to be a hardship
Houseboats, Canal Boats, Barges!!
Image source Great article on narrow canal boats. Moon to Moon's great post on houseboats Image source Image source Image source Image source Image source Image source Image source Image source Take a boat on holiday The book barge....a floating book store. Be still my heart... This doesn't even look like a boat!
Velvet Morning, Maida Vale, London | Plum Guide
Who knew a houseboat could be so cosy? Offering an exclusive London experience, this handsome vessel floats in the Regent’s Canal’s desirable ‘Little Venice’ stretch. There's a steampunky cottage feel on board, partly due to stable-style doors, and t...