As the RAF sought to sink as many of these potential invaders as possible, miraculously she survived, emerging with just the visible scars of cuts and welds made to her bow as proof of her war record. Continue reading Not just a houseboat – the incredible story of a very old Dutch lady.
Many people on the waters take their pets along with them, but these have generally been raised from young to respect the water and the captain’s rules. How would my tiny companions adapt, I wondered, and was it fair to expect them to? Continue reading Pets afloat
when I became enchanted by a very elderly and somewhat neglected Dutch sailing barge, all the warnings fell on deaf ears Continue reading Tender Loving Care and the revival of a historic Dutch lady
…even on a cold winter’s night, when wind meets tide and she gently creaks and rocks, there is a sense of safety in her ancient, iron sides and a soothing cosiness comes from the glowing stove Continue reading Is barge life for you? Your questions answered
My recent adventure in India prompted me to revisit my forgotten passion for writing. Continue reading The Best of Hilary Hunter (Writer): Blogging Challenge Week One