At the Crick Boat Show last year we entered a competition for which, if I remember correctly, the first prize was a year's mooring at Crick Marina. We had to come up with a slogan extolling the virtues of that place. Well, we won third prize: a month's free mooring at Crick Marina, to be taken before the end of May. Unfortunately we won't be able to use it. We have paid until the end of March for Thrupp Wharf Marina, after which we intend to be on our travels again.
I did wonder if we would be able to make use of the reciprocal arrangement between Crick and Cropredy Marinas as we have to be in Banbury on April 1st, so I phoned Crick to ask. The answer was no, I would have to take the mooring at Crick. Ah well, you win some, you lose some. And sometimes you even lose what you win.
Here's a photo of a pair of collared doves among the grass, apples and leaves in our garden last November.
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