Tag: living afloat

Iris finally reaches her new home

It’s been a while since I posted an update – nearer two months than one, in which time lots has happened on board Iris Abbott, pretty much all…

How can it be a month already?!

I’m not sure where the time has gone, but as I write this it is exactly a month since I boarded Iris Abbott in Northwich and Matt and I brought her down to Acton Bridge.

The first few days on the river

I’m writing this on Monday evening, 22nd January, five and a bit days after arriving in Acton Bridge. It’s been a crazy few days, but returning to work today forced me to pause for breath and that in turn made me think it would be good to summarise the experience so far.

A New Year and a new adventure

The question of whether I would live afloat “forever” has come up quite regularly over the past 24 years. I very quickly came up with an answer, which I’ve repeated many times – “I’ll do it until something more interesting comes along.”