Spring shows us that even the very old can burst out in new life


Boat Life

Narrowboat Lockdown

Nov. 8, 2020

The UK enters its second lockdown. Movement on the waterways is once again restricted to 'essential needs only.' It's the same, but different. This episode reflects on this and what it can teach us about ourselves. There is…

Boat Life


Oct. 30, 2020

In this episode we walk through NB Erica and answer some of your questions about life aboard a narrowboat. We touch on the vexed question of whether it is 'port and starboard' or 'left and right', and we learn about tumbleho…

Boat Life History (Personal)

The Erica behind the Erica

Oct. 18, 2020

In this episode we explore the history of NB 506812 before she became our home and meet the Erica behind the Erica. Journal entry: “16th October, Friday. The canal continues to thread its silent way through autumn. There’s a…

Boat Life

Duck calls in the Night

Oct. 4, 2020

Join me on the first Nighttime on Still Waters podcast. It is really a getting to know you podcast where I introduce you to the Erica 58ft narrowboat and this is the beginning of our audio journal about our life aboard and t…