We spent much of the day helping to set up the BCF stand in the marquee at the Crick Boat Show, ready for the main influx of visitors tomorrow, Sunday and Monday. Robert helped me put up the banners and bunting, while Elaine, Sandra, Margaret and Jan sorted out the table and other stuff.
The people who are usually opposite us, Caldwell Windows, were miffed that they have been moved to the next position.
Somehow the BCF leaflets small display stand was missing, so I went back to the boat and spent 2.5 hours making one.
Not terribly elegant, but it will have to do.
I bumped into Andrew Denny and chatted to him briefly; later, Indigo Dream came past with Richard steering. He stopped for a quick chat; we invited him to join us for tea but he couldn't get close enough to the bank near where we were so he went on. After tea Catherine and Mark joined us for drinks. They run the Stained Glass Gallery stand in the craft marquee.
Oh - there's something else to report. I mended four punctures today. All in the rear wheel. One was from last night, but I picked up the other three from the towpath today. I hope all the other towpath cyclists appreciate my clearing all the thorns for them.
You’ll take the high road and I’ll take the low road - Or so the song goes. We’re on the move and because it’s a Bank Holiday weekend we’ve had issues booking accommodation. Eventually Jan found two nights ...
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