I cycled the two or three miles to Welford this morning for a paper. It was good to be on the bike again, and the weather was excellent, being cool and sunny. Back on the boat, we set off for our rendezvous at Norton Junction, stopping twice more at Yelvertoft (for a water top-up) and Crick (for a visit to the Co-op).
It was a great day for cruising, despite the lack of warmth in the air.
Not far below the locks we met Terry and Christine walking to meet us. We picked them up, turned right onto the main line and tied up behind their boat, Grace. They fed us and kept us entertained until it was time to go "home"; now I'm writing this before going to bed. It was excellent seeing them again.
It was nearly headfirst by both of us! - The Ashby is a lovely canal from end to end, almost all of it is rural with plenty of moorings available. But, and this is a big but, the upper part from S...
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