Category Archives: Voyages

Waiting Day

The cooker is due to come today, and whilst we’ve been waiting, we’ve planted the onions, watered the back garden and cut the front lawn. The old cooker should be collected sometime today, and the double glazing guy is due … Continue reading

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Final Trip Day 8: Canals Day 4

Day 8: Tuesday 25th April We had certainly had a variety of weather, from rain, sleet, hail and sunshine. We even had ice on the helm one morning! We were both sporting tans of a sort (read panda eyes for … Continue reading

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Final Trip Day 7: Canals Day 3

Day 7: Monday 24th April We’re here, berthed at the top of Hatton Flight Lock Number 46 where you can have 48 hours free mooring. It’s the Big Challenge and time to show the world what we’re made of. Or … Continue reading

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Final trip Day 6: Canals Day 2

Our journey yesterday had taken us over an aqueduct….. our first. We don’t know what we were expecting, but to be honest we were a little disappointed. The view was probably more interesting from below, seeing a boat going over … Continue reading

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Final Trip Day 5: Canals Day 1

Day 5, Saturday 22nd April Stratford Basin shows Lock number 56 on the gate. It’s a wide lock to suit the various commercial widebeams, but the gates backing onto the river where we were tend not to close, so it … Continue reading

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Final Trip: Day 4

Day 4: April 21st. We have always loved Luddington, even though it is one of the deepest locks on the river. It is so peaceful here, and we slept like logs, probably because we had pushed on to do 6 … Continue reading

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Final Trip: Day 3

Day 3: April 20th. It had rained during the night, and was still drizzling so we had a wet start. We left early at 7.32 as we had six locks today, Harvington being the first which was only half a … Continue reading

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