I did a lot of driving today - everywhere's a long way from Norfolk. We went to the AGM of the Boaters' Christian Fellowship which was in Kidlington, near Oxford.
It made a pleasant change from Nottingham, which was where it's been held in recent years.
Not that I have anything against Nottingham, but our route to Oxford takes us very near to where we used to live in Buckinghamshire, and it's good to revisit old stamping grounds.
The old Volvo performed reasonably, the only hiccup being a reluctance to start from hot after a loo stop in Milton Keynes. Well, it is 42 years old. The car, that is. (MK is actually two years older than that, being designated a "new town" in 1967.)
We beat the River Severn and what is the Parting? - Well, that was well timed! *We beat the River Severn* as the day after we arrived in Gloucester it rose and Upper Lode Lock was closed! Yeah! [image: boa...
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