Beau Romer

In 2013 we had our first narrowboating holiday and a dream started to take shape.

Here we are in 2020, with our brand new 57′ Bickerstaffe Boat Company narrowboat Beau Romer, living aboard and learning about our new life.

About

Martyn retired from the electricity supply industry in 2019. After nearly 30 years working in social housing Mandella decided to take a career break and cruise off with him.

We’re both from Dorset, but now based in West Lancashire. Home is our boat, and wherever she takes us.

Blog

Legal Aliens

Back on the boat and in a marina it was rather frustrating that a Sainsbury’s delivery driver couldn’t find us. With all the activity around Lichfield due to building HS2 I’m not surprised. We haven’t seen any track being laid yet, just enormous construction depots and road works. Thankfully – and eventually – a taxi …

Catching Up

I like keeping a blog, really I do. It augments the diary I keep every day and refer back to frequently. Off and on I’ve been a diarist since childhood. Some of my most cherished possessions are a couple of my childhood diaries, from when I was 11 or 12. Through those old pages I’ve …

Contact Us

email: me@mandella.co.uk