Twinkle, Twinkle

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Brrrrr — what a change in the weather to last month. Winter really does feel like it's arrived at last. We're selling coal and logs like they're going out of fashion and the only thing that's worrying me is will there be any left to keep the home fire burning! Our house is quite old and very, very cold — in fact last year I actually threatened to leave home and move into the first available boat — I think it was at the point where I seriously contemplated wearing a wooly hat in bed to prevent hypothermia! This year seems positively tropical by comparison (at the moment)! The children broke up from school on Wednesday and are currently winding themselves up nicely for Christmas. Anna has a thriving handmade Christmas card business up and running and Isabelle is working on her second batch of mince pies. All of which has been completely surpassed by the newest member of the family — "Twinkle", a 7 week old black kitten which somehow we got talked into yesterday....but that's another story...

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Raft Padddle 1
Janet: Mon 29 Oct

We are very proud to say they made it! — our engineering team from Overwater Marina, lead by Simon Peek, workshop manager have recently been paddling for pounds as they completed a mammoth 10 mile paddle from the marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute. The team nicknamed "Peeky's Blinders" were in their bespoke mini...

PEEKYS BLINDERS 2016-1
Carol: Tue 16 Oct 2:56pm

Sunday the 28th October will see the Overwater Marina engineering team paddling for pounds as they attempt a charity row from the Marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back. Peeky's Blinders, named in honour of workshop manager Simon Peek, have decided to re-launch their raft 'Broke n down' to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute with this sponsored event...

Peeky's Blinders
Carol: Wed 26 Sep 1:21pm

Possibly the smallest narrowboat on the network has recently become available for sale!'Broke n Down' was hand-crafted by the engineers from Overwater Narrowboat Services to take part in this year's raft race at the RNLI festival; which took place alongside the Autumn Boatshare4u Boat show. This narrowboat marvel, and winner of the best-dressed category, was hand-painted and...