Sunday 23rd March 2014
The day I brought Jubilee back from Gayton to Milton Keynes was a superb cruising day. It's a lot easier and quicker going down a flight of locks single handed than going up - especially when there are bystanders who can be roped in to close gates - and if the sun shines, as it did, then that's a bonus.
At Grafton Regis the sun sparkled on the water: the optics of the camera giving a starburst effect to every glint.
Here's a wider crop to include the field of sheep and the sky:
Wonderful, wonderful up the Thames Tideway - Limehouse to Kingston, River Thames, 24 miles 2 locks This has got to be so quick.. We have had the most fabulous trip up the tideway today. The family is...
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