15th August 2010
I suppose I shouldn't have been surprised to see the Eurostar train at St. Pancras. Eurostar moved its London terminus there from Waterloo in November 2007.
It does seem odd, though, that trains to France have to go north from the station! (The line then goes east to Stratford before diving under the Thames and heading for Folkestone.)
Continuing east on the Regents Canal we came to St. Pancras Lock, with the wooden clubhouse of the St. Pancras Cruising Club.
We would be joining a SPCC organised cruise on the Thames tideway later in the holiday. At this stage I didn't know if we had to meet here for the safety briefing. We didn't.
Jan steering Willow through St. Pancras Lock - the clubhouse is in the background
Cooler on to Polesworth - We were expecting some rain last night and all the fly screens had to be taken out and the glass fitted in. It was so hot we couldn't sleep very well so at...
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