Sitting in the Stanley Arms, Anderton, seven weeks ago I planned our cruising to get us here at The Taft near Great Haywood for this weekend. Rather amazingly, considering all the lock closures and tunnel incidents which happened just after we'd passed by, we have managed to keep to the schedule. I had originally thought our cruising days would be of about four hours each, but we usually extended these to five hours to give us more "days off".
The Boaters' Christian Fellowship was formed 20 years ago this November following a letter published in Waterways World magazine. The letter was written by Alan and Hazel Dilnot, who have been the joint chairmen of the BCF since its formation.
Margaret Tetlow, who has done the catering for our AGMs for many years, had baked a cake for us.
More on that important bed - The bed project is progressing very slowly as I’m trying to ensure there are no mistakes. Jarrah timber is expensive and wastage isn’t something we want...
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