Winter 2008 - Issue 12

The Winter 2008 issue of NarrowBoat includes the following features. You can purchase back issues online - click here for our shop.

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Famous Fleets: Harvey Taylor

Alan Faulkner looks at a small but significant narrowboat fleet based at Aylesbury

Historical Profile: The River Thames

David Blagroveinvestigates the early history of the UK’s best known river – one that has not always been easy to navigate

Traditional Techniques: Weaver in Winter

Colin Edmondson examines ice breaking on Cheshire’sRiver Weaver

Life Afloat: Boat Children's Hostel

Hugh Potter looks at Wood End Hall Hostel in Birmingham, speciallyopened to enable boat children to attend school