These are the adventures of Andy and Sally Rawnsley on their narrowboat "The Puzzler". We have been living on the boat for over nine years now and are still loving it. Our Ulster born Shih Tzu, Shannon, has grown up, and has taken over the boat! After three wonderful years in Ireland, we transported The Puzzler to The Netherlands, and spent a year there. In 2015 we went southwards, to reach the north of France by June. After glorious weather throughout the summer, we arrived in Roanne in late October, and enjoyed our winter in this friendly port. We cruised extensively in France in 2016, 2017 and 2018, returning to Roanne each winter.
Monday, 13 April 2015
22nd - 31st March. More painting. Easter Cattle show in Schagen.
Peeling the tape off makes the recently painted red and green paint look really sharp.
The next job was painting the side decking, with rubberised non-slip paint. This paint includes chopped up rubber tyres!
This beast has done well in the show ring. He certainly looks the part, with a back end like that!
The whole town centre, in front of the church, was taken over by the cattle. It was a very wet morning, hence the coats.
Nearby is the display of vintage tractors.