Monthly Archives: May 2017

Banavie

After 2 days on the move, we have arrived in Banavie. ¬†We take a walk in the woods between the canal and the river; this is a precious slice of land that lines the Caledonian Canal banks, trees planted to … Continue reading

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Locks and Bridges

I wrote recently of the dreams that are attached to boats and every time we cruise the length of the Caledonian Canal it amuses me how constrained this journey is and yet the common perception of our life aboard is … Continue reading

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The spring migration West and duck eggs

spring is a time of reckless abundance; gorse fills all views from the wheel house as we cruise to Dochgarroch from Muirtown Dochgarroch is where the river Ness meets the canal and so water is everywhere a duck swims past … Continue reading

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Dream Boats

Today a few friends sat drinking coffee aboard Loch Ness, all of us live aboard our boats and all of us have invested huge amounts of time, emotion and money in our dreams for these boats. Discussing how absurd some … Continue reading

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