Thursday, 15 April 2010

Watery Ways - Last Minute Christmas Present Idea

For anybody that is interested in living on a barge, you should read this book by Valerie Poore.  It is a fascinating insight into her first year of living on the water and about her falling in love with the way of life.  There are some lovely snippets about Rotterdam and her 'faring' adventures.  I couldn't put it down once I'd started.  I got my copy from Amazon UK.


5 comments:

Fran said...

Janys, thanks for the recommendation! Val, well done on such a readable and enjoyable book.

Janys said...

I got my copy - after waiting weeks and weeks and weeks and weeks - from Lulu!!! Not finished it yet, but won't be long. The season is just hotting up and I have work to do, and my eyelids just won't stay open for bedtime reading these days! It's me age you know!

Fran said...

I am lucky enough to have this week off work, so I started the book last night, read until my eyelids gave way (!) and then stayed in bed this morning until 10.00am finishing it! I only got up for necessities such as tea. Amazon actually delivered the book the very next day after I ordered it.

ZAIRA said...

Hi Fran, glad to meet you...Thanks for your visit and your comment! What an adventurous life you had, I couldn't believe it...I didn't understand where you live now?? Next August I'm going to Guernsey, have you been there?? I feel very attracted by it....

Hope to hear your news about your home.
Zaira xx

VallyP said...

Wow, Fran, thanks so much. I hadn't seen this before. I'm honoured and touched. Very very much appreciated...xox