We left our 48 hour mooring outside the BCLM and travelled along the Old Main Line to Birmingham. Anchor Bridge has a very flat brick span. The bricks in the underside of the arch in the middle can't possibly be in compression, can they? How do they stay in place?
Here we are crossing the aqueduct over the New Main Line.
We are now in Cambrian Wharf, having secured the far end mooring along the edge. We had a good barbecue on the hard surface outside the boat with very few passers by. The Flapper pub is quiet, meaning that this is a very peaceful spot in the centre of the city. Unlike last night there is no traffic noise.
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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