Everything comes from the egg

Imagine living in a floating egg on a tidal river, your views ever shifting with the ebb and flow of the tide. Artist Stephen Turner shares his experiences with his invention, The Exbury Egg, and introduces its new home on the Grand Union Canal.

Boat illustratration

Slow Canals?

Peter Watts explores the curious contradictions of time on our canals – how the perceived idle life stands at odds with the realities of boat life and how the creation of these unhurried thoroughfares was rooted in our lust for speed.