The marrow boat

  • 48 Pages
  • 2.18 MB
  • English
Kaye and Ward , London
Statement(by) Oliver Postgate ; with drawings by Babette Cole.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15179401M
ISBN 100718202368

With Kevin Shelley. One man quits his 'bricks and mortar' lifestyle, buys and moves onto a canal boat, then sets out to explore 2, miles of the UK's inland waterways/10(20). A Christmas Special, The Middlewich Branch, kicks off Season 3. Later, the rain, fog and ice of the Trent & Mersey, Bridgewater and Leeds & Liverpool canals, signal Kevin's first winter afloat.

Traveling through England's less salubrious locales, a bout of Seasonal 'Blackdog' proves that even an idyllic lifestyle, has it's downsides - culminating in the darkest chapter of his life so far. The Narrowboat is a hidden gem close to Angel station, and the only Islington pub to be directly situated on the lovely Regent’s Canal.

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While the thesis for this book was an English narrowboat (canal boat) taken down England, across the channel, into Belgium, and then to the south of France, the actual amount of material devoted to boating or canal details could have been summed up in less than 15 pages/5.

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Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First published inthis fully illustrated book has become a classi /5. Want to live on a narrowboat.

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Up until then, working boat families lived aboard according to their own culture and work :   Even given the book was first published in this is beyond the pale, He is very scathing about people leaving the land to work in smokey factories. He seems to forget not everyone has the money to buy a narrow boat spend a lot on renovating and /5().

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At the age of 25 during the summer of Dan found his ideal home, the fact that it was nearly miles of canal away from his workplace, friends and family gave him a rough and ready introduction to what it meant to own a boat as his first task was to tr4/5.

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Find out all. Narrow Boat is published by the Canal & River Trust and the History Press,price £, and can be ordered direct from the publishers (See How to buy). Earlier editions. This famous book may be said to have started the revival of interest in the English waterways. The final book (included here) "So That Was Boat Life" looks back at the years Dan enjoyed living afloat, and discusses why he felt it was time to head back to dry n in Dan's friendly, conversational style, we get to see the world through the eyes of The Narrowboat LadReviews:   Description Narrow Boat is Tom Rolt’s wonderful tale of the mile voyage in narrow boat Cressy through the canals of the Midlands in The book tells of how Rolt and his wife adapted Cressy as their home and recalls their long journey and Reviews: Country House Gent.

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Once, they were built to transport goods through the narrow canals of the British inland waterways. The boats could not be wider then 7 foot, otherwise they would get stuck in. I absoutely loved this funny and fascinating book about travels on a narrow boat. Having read Terry Darlington's previous book, Narrow Dog to Carcassonne, I couldn't believe that there would be more adventures to come, as their trip across the channel was hair-raising enough.

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however, it was completely knocked into a cocked hat by this trip Reviews: The boat itself was much easier to handle than we'd thought. There were some lovely places to stop and eat en route, and the countryside was beautiful.

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I could relate some of the situations that came to the family on their boat. I have this on my Kindle and will probably buy the rest of the series by Marie Browne/5(17). Narrow Margins. a laugh-out-loud book which proves that lean times can sometimes be a very positive thing.

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Faced with the loss of everything following the collapse of the Rover Group, Marie Browne moved her long-suffering husband Geoff, chaotic children and smelly, narcoleptic dog on to a houseboat in search of a less stressful, healthier, alternative way of : Headline Book Publishing, Limited.

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