A picture tells a thousand words…well, a blog post at least

Last Wednesday, I abdicated my responsibilities, abandoned work and suggested to Koos that we should go…

Dusting ourselves off

My apologies to all who thought I’d be posting about our first spuddle of the year…

On a cold and frosty morning

Pretty as a picture: our neighbour’s tugboat, Johanna, just togive you something beautiful to look at…

High Water fun and games

It’s hard not to feel that what happens in our lives right now is insignificant when…

A foray into France

 I’m late posting again. I should have written this blog last week, but life and then…

Seeking out stories in Belgium

I’m a bit late with my blog again this week, for which I apologise. I’m finding…

More incursions into Brabant: seeking out its watery ways

I’m a week behind with posting about my activities, but no matter. Nothing of great note…

Water over the land

Sound worrying? Fortunately, no, I don’t mean flooding, although we have indeed had plenty of high…

The Oudenbosch Basilica: St Peter’s in the Netherlands

My second post of the year! It’s is also a bit later than I intended, but…

A new year but the usual walk

HAPPY NEW YEAR, allemaal! I hope you had a good Christmas and festive season.  Here in…

Ending the year in subdued style

I’ve just realised this is likely to be my last real blog post this year, which…

Maintenance the Dutch way

Not that long ago, a friend of mine on Facebook was complaining about the lack of…

Winterising…sort of

I’ve been a bit quiet here lately owing to a number of interruptions to my blogging…

Brabant’s unexpected bounty

I’ve been a bit quiet here and didn’t manage to post a blog last week. There’ve…

Revising my Reflections on My Watery Life

Back in November 2015, I wrote a post about my feelings about my barge, my watery…

Pastures new and an irresistible cue

The past couple of weeks have been busy (what’s new?) and as usual, I’m playing catch…

From Moerdijk to Oudenbosch with Leaky Lou

It’s already nearly a week since I posted about the start of our journey to Oudenbosch.…

The great move

 So it finally happened. After the months of planning, the weeks of preparation and the days…

A nondescript week

Well, here it is. Sunday evening and I’ve been trying to fathom where this last week…

Sitting on the bank of the canal

This week hasn’t generated much in the way of new news. It’s been situation ongoing here…

The yoyo effect

This week’s blog is a reflection of our yoyo life at the moment. As I mentioned…

Forty-eight hours in Ghent

 Having proved the Hennie H’s riverworthiness (as announced in my last post), we celebrated Koos’s hard…

The first test run, but not quite a fun run

We finally did it! Our first test run with the new engine on the Hennie H!…

All decked out

 This summer, if I can even call it that, has possibly been the wettest, coolest and…

Rotterdam’s ‘Ferry Harbour’ or Veerhaven

In the past few months I’ve done a few posts about different parts of Rotterdam, so…