We set off from Thrupp at 1000 and quickly came to Shipton Weir Lock, where I persuaded the crew of a hire boat to let us share the lock. This proceeded without a hitch; we were soon released onto the river section where the canal takes the course of the Cherwell. I like this bit - the depth means that one is able to let rip. At one point it looked busy as a boat came by.
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Water level issues - As expected Al didn't sleep, until 4.00am when Tooty came running across the roof and down the cratch cover and in.. It was at this point we were found to ...
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