Author Archives: Christine

Off roading

This morning we headed to Fort James Beach but en-route stopped by the old fort for Sarah and Lee to admire the view from the top, high above the harbour.   The sea today, though still nice and warm was … Continue reading

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Market Harborough to Stone Hill Wharf

Up incredibly early, a quick breakfast, and walked swiftly into Town by 8.15am, TESCO first to stock up on food, then collect the curtains from the dry cleaners, and back on boat by 9.00am. Marian joined us very shortly, having … Continue reading

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Birstall to Foxton Locks

Bit of a lay in, then a quick look at Birstall, have to say not impressed, lots of hairdressers, barbers, but not a lot else, except a big Co-op, so we had a lazy day, catching up with post etc., … Continue reading

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Newark to Birstall

We retraced our steps to Nottingham, and next morning, we’re joined by Marian at some ridiculous hour, so we left Nottingham, and travelled back to Trent Lock but this time going into the River Soar, where we had arranged to … Continue reading

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Stoke-On-Trent – Fradley Junction

We left first thing in the morning, as we are re-tracing our steps, looking for places that we can go, as the canals are all closing, due to shortage of water. We stopped at Stone again, Geoff treated me to … Continue reading

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Caldon Canal

Marian and Russell arrived at 10.00am and we quickly went to Tesco for some fuel for the Generator and some food for us, we then had a coffee before Marian left, with a big bag of our washing, very grateful … Continue reading

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