This morning we had a leisurely breakfast, but then returned across the grass to help with the final phase of clearing the site after the festival. There was still the kitchen marquee to take down and load into a trailer and a container. We got away (at last) just after midday, when we boated down to Hawne Basin to get diesel and gas. The diesel was got, but the gas wasn't as they'd sold the last cylinder this morning.
On the way down I spotted something I don't remember seeing before: wooden ramps leading from the bank into the canal.
The sort of boats constructed were, I am told, Joeys (or dayboats), an example of which is tied up by the former Stewarts and Lloyds Tube Works.
After that Tim and Tracey of Sola Gratia came over for drinks. We have more or less decided to go to the Tipton boat festival this weekend so we'll probably head there tomorrow.
Delay to a long day! - Sunday is not a day we like to move on, so we stayed put and Del did the cratch board, plank and cleaned the lamp on Derwent6. It was one of those mist on ...
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