I'm hoping this might be me on Monday.
After using the facilities at Blowers Green, the junction between Dudley Nos. 1 and 2 Canals, we ventured onto new waters going up the three Park Head Locks. Here we are under Park Head Viaduct.
We approached the Dudley Tunnel entrance gingerly and stopped immediately in front of the gauge. As things stand we are not going to fit. And it's not a plastic drapy kind of gauge; this is a sturdy piece of steel bolted in place.
Tomorrow I'll spin the boat round and offer the back end up to the gauge. If that doesn't fit then I think I'll have to cancel. The back has less air draught than the front.
Rain - It’s the Cosgrove Canal Festival this weekend and we’ve never been, so Adrian went up to the boat yesterday evening. I’m working a set of night shifts. T...
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