Daily Archive: March 19, 2012


Pole-painting and a pootle

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th March It’s when the evenings grow lighter that the symptoms start, an itching to be out and about, tramping the towpath, working some locks, steering the boat, peeking round the next corner… To cope with the longing to be afloat Boatwif is inclined to make impulse purchases: recently a new mop was bought (easier to operate with its shorter handle), then a second hand vase (to replace last year’s Hawksbury Junction casualty), and even a couple...