April 15, 2016
An article in the BBC’s online magazine (15 April 2016) about a family living on an English canal being forced to ‘keep moving’ raises some interesting issues.
In a nutshell, the family says they’ve chosen to live on the canal because they love the lifestyle. They enjoy the fields and countryside environment. Their young children attend a local school.
But the Canal and River Trust (CRT), the guardians of our inland waterways, say that by staying in one place the family is contravening the water...