Monday 18th February 2013
It seems Spring doesn’t officially start until 20th March (I had to look this up – it’s not the sort of thing I know by heart) but this weekend has seen some most excellent weather, and today, Monday, it’s been so warm that it feels like summer is just around the [...]Continue Reading →
18th February 2013
Although I’ve done it hundreds and probably thousands of times, there’s always an air of excitement as we approach Camden on the boat. If something interesting is going to happen on the trip then it’s pretty certain to be in Camden, and as we approach the Camden Market mooring point there’s often [...]Continue Reading →
16th February 2013
It may still be February but the sun has been out for the last few days, and it’s at least 48 hours since the last snow melted. So many people are asking me if public boat trips are available, here is a summary of what you can expect if you come to [...]Continue Reading →
It’s about time I started more regular blogging – sorry for the absence but as always, time flies.
These blogs may be about boat trips – why not, since this is a website mostly devoted to our cruises operating from our home moorings in Little Venice.
I do reserve the right to offer my [...]Continue Reading →
Yes it’s the Royal Jubilee! Have you noticed we get a whole extra Bank Holiday on Tuesday 5th June too!!
Well if you have a street party to go to, well done for remembering to organise yourselves, but for all those of us who have left it far too late, don’t panic. Book a Jubilee [...]Continue Reading →
Did you visit Little Venice over the Bank Holiday on 7th May? It was of course our annual canal festival in Little Venice, orgainised by the Inland Waterways Association since the 1980s and very popular it is too. On the Thursday afternoon, amidst lots of activity on the land, we were treated to historic steam [...]Continue Reading →
Well the temperature has certainly risen this week with a cloudless blue sky and 26 C right now, it couldnt be nicer weather for a canal cruise.
To celebrate this week I’m giving 50% off selected cruises so be quick and jump in befor someone else does, as this is a strictly limited offer with [...]Continue Reading →
What a lovely surprise yesterday when the sun came out and the temperature almost reached 20C. It was just like summer!
Bigger surprise still was the appearance of the first goslings of the year hatched by our resident pair of Egyptian geese here in Little Venice. They are looking wonderful in the sunshine!Continue Reading →
With the lovely weather we’ve been having in January it’s been nice to do some longer cruises and my favourite trip of the year so far has been all the way from Little Venice to Hackney Wick to see the London 2012 Olympics site. We get there by following the Regents Canal down the locks [...]Continue Reading →
Today we saw a woodpecker in Regents Park.
Many passengers ask whether I get bored with the same stretch of canal between Little Venice and Camden and I always answer NO! Every trip is different and despite seeing the same scenery there are often new things to see. Yesterday I was therefore delighted to spot [...]Continue Reading →
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