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Life With a Narrowboat By Charles Moore
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Looking for canals on a road map is very difficult because the map is designed to show how to get from one place to another by car. Our friends had seen a canal at Aldermaston, however it was not in... More > working order in the 1950s. If you travel north from the south coast you are bound to cross a canal. So one weekend in 1995 we all set off towards Hungerford and found the Kennet and Avon Canal. We end up sharing a boat called Nomad of Erehwon.< Less
Life With a Narrowboat : Part 2 By Charles Moore
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In 1999 our life with a narrowboat continues. We design and build our own boat, Moore To Life, so we can discover more of the Inland Waterways in England. During our travels we meet other people who... More > live on narrowboats. We learn how to treat the old canal system that needs respect and support. We discovered the inland waters from the Ashby to the Trent & Mersey!< Less
Life With a Narrowboat : Part 3 By Charles Moore
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Between 2005 and 2012 we continue our travels with Moore 2 Life on the Inland Waterways. Moving with friends on the navigable rivers. We discovered the river Weaver in the north to the river Wey in... More > the south.< Less
Living the Dream By Trevor Pavitt
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A lively account of the ups and downs of living and cruising on a narrowboat on the canals of England and Wales. More than 50 illustrations.
Living the Dream: Living and Cruising on a Canal Boat By Trevor Pavitt
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A lively account of the ups and downs of living and cruising on a narrowboat on the canals of England and Wales. More than 50 illustrations.
Floating Home By Leonard A. Lawson
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Danny is a 12 year old boy who lives alone with his mother. After she becomes seriously ill, he ends up at a children's home where there is an environment of physical and sexual abuse. He absconds... More > and sets off to find his mother, whom he believes is now living somewhere in the North of England. One night to shelter from the weather, he stows away on Jennifer Jo, a canal narrowboat belonging to Alex, a retired schoolteacher, but now a widowed live-aboard boater who spends his time cruising the inland waterways network. Rather than turn Danny in to the authorities, Alex reluctantly decides to allow the scared and frightened boy to stay with him on his boat and they set off together on what Alex believes to be a fruitless search for Danny's mother. Set against the background of modern-day life on the canals, this thoughtful and sensitively-written book tells how Alex works to win the boy's trust, and how over the months and years that follow they find his mother and work together to bring the abusers to justice.< Less
Cruising the Trent & Mersey canal By John Todd
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A cruise down the length of the Trent & Mersey canal with one eye on the history that made the inland waterways possible. Known as the Potters' Cut the link between the Potteries and the Trent... More > & Mersey is explored as well as odd facts about the towns and places along the way.< Less
Cruising the Oxford canal (with one eye on its history) By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Oxford canal. This is the third book in the series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the enjoyment of those... More > travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". The first two volumes in the series covered the Trent and Mersey, and the Stratford on Avon canals. Further volumes will cover the Llangollen, the Shropshire Union, the Coventry, the Staffs. and Worcester and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less
Cruising the Stratford-on-Avon canal (with one eye on its history). By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Stratford on Avon canal. This is the second book in this series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the... More > enjoyment of those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating, and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Number one in the series covered the Trent and Mersey canal. Further volumes will be on the Oxford, Llangollen and Shropshire Union canals.< Less
Cruising the Staffs. and Worcs. canal (with one eye on its history). By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Staffs. and Worcs. canal. This is the eighth book in this series of canal guides, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at... More > increasing the enjoyment of those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating, and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Previous books in the series covered the Trent and Mersey, the Stratford on Avon, the Oxford, the Shropshire union, the Llangollen, the Coventry, and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less