Tuesday 28th July 2015
It rained a lot in the night, and rained some more as we cruised to Maghull. There we stopped for lunch, then had a wander round the town.
We didn't stay too long as I was keen to get to the assembly point for the passage to Liverpool the next day. Hancock's Swing Bridge 9 wasn't far away; we joined five narrowboats already there. Another narrowboat came a bit later; widebeam hotel boat Lady Teal would join the party in the morning.
And this is the swing bridge we ordinary boaters are (currently) not allowed to operate.
More on the bed - The task for today was to make a start cutting the Jarrah for the exterior cladding on the bed. This timber is EXPENSIVE and I’m trying to take my time ...
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