As we came down the Atherstone locks this morning I was looking forward, as usual, to operating the only working "true" side pond that I know of. But at lock 6 there was this CRT notice.
At the bottom of the locks we tied up alongside Wrens Nest, Chris and Joy's boat, on their new mooring at Bradley Green. What an excellent mooring it is! Thank you, Chris and Joy, for coffee, then lunch.
Chertsey here. As we arrived we saw them sitting outside the Samuel Barlow; we tied up and joined them for drinks, then a curry (as it was curry night there). After that we retired to Jubilee for tea/coffee and more chat. It was great to see you, and may your stay at Alvecote be a happy one. You certainly seem to be enjoying it so far.
Here is the obligatory photo (sorry it's not very good).
Alvecote approaches - Tomorrow begins the final holiday of this (academic) year. It's not a cruising holiday as I had planned, and postponed, only to postpone again. But going t...
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