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'We ditched our corporate jobs for life on a narrowboat with our baby - we've never been happier'

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Which of us haven't dreamt about running away from the 9-5 for a new wholesome life in the countryside? That's exactly what couple Joanna and Victor Gould did when they swapped their TV careers for a slower pace of life on the water in 2017.

The pair, both 34, ditched their London editing jobs in favour of ''living life on their own terms'' and purchased a narrowboat to renovate.

The couple - who met in April 2015 - were working as freelance editors in London raking in a combined salary of just over £150k compared to the £25k they earn now. READ MORE: 'I thought I was overdoing it at the gym - my life changed when I heard the words brain tumour' But despite the drasic finanical hit they say they've "never been happier" - and they get to travel the country with their one-year-old son, William.

After purchasing a canal boat in 2015 - and paying £30k in renovations - they decided to give up their old lives to start afresh.

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