Day two of our Easter cruise, 2nd April 2013
We woke up at Stretton Stop on the Oxford Canal to find the boat iced in. Not immoveably so - the ice was no more than 1/4" thick, but we decided to stay put until someone else broke it for us.
At what temperature does wine freeze?
I'd left a glass out overnight - the dregs were solid. There obviously wasn't enough antifreeze in the wine.
We didn't have to wait long before an icebreaker came along.
Perhaps they were on their way for a reblacking session anyway.
The ice hung in sheets around the base of reeds, always seeming to be above the water level. I noticed this to an even greater extent a couple of days later on the Coventry Canal.
We seem to have a cross between a zebra and a dinosaur on board.
I'm not surprised Fergus isn't showing his face.
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