Trends to try if you’re short.. — fashionilious

By the Mighty Mumford

Hi guys! How are you my lovelies? I’ve been doing a lot of research and seeing the trend patterns especially for women who are short. What can they wear and what silhouettes will suit them! To be honest, I’m not that tall, quite average height. I’m 5’3″😛 because of that I envy trends on both […]

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Skipton Narrowboats England

Planning to the Nth

Skipton is one of the towns connected by the Leeds Liverpool Canal. The canal was opened in 1816 and, at 127 miles, is Britain’s longest inland waterway. After spending the morning at Skipton Castle, pretending I was in an episode of Robin Hood, I wandered down the steep High Street to the quay.

Barges, narrowboats as they’re called, were queued all the way along the bank of the towpath, continuing round a corner between factory buildings and out of sight. I couldn’t resist seeing where they led.


Narrowboats were originally designed to transport cargo, though some were packet boats, carrying passengers, letters and parcels.  Their maximum length is around 70 feet, the length of the locks, though most are shorter so they can cruise anywhere on the connected network of British canals.

Modern narrowboats are used for holiday accomodation or as permanent residences, as these seemed to be. They have…

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