At the end of this week the vision of ‘The DolcieBlue’ is destined to be a reality as she is booked to be trucked from her birthplace in Long Itchington and dropped, I mean lowered, by crane into Mercia Marina. Luckily she is empty of life’s laundry apart from fenders and an engine, and we are very excited that we will finally have DB. She is a ‘Peachy’ coated steel superstructure for Chris to masterfully fit-out as our new home.
We are getting stir-crazy with the wait and the monotony of life on the
Our dream is to live on the ‘Cut’ but the day for that to happen is still an
age away. While our life is physically active with dog walks around the Marina and along the
towpath we need some life on the ‘outside’. It sounds a bit like we are
Spontaneity used to be our second name and as a restorative approach we have decided to go for a mini break on the ‘Cut’ next week. We need the freshness of the outside Narrowboat world so we have arranged a small adventure to discover a new but old canal or two. We'll moor DB in her “Design-n-Destiny” berth to await 'Stage 1'.
Plan is for us to stock up on positive vibes and return refreshed, ready for a new start.
GET THE COOT OUT OF HERE!