Not such an exciting day as yesterday: the anchor stayed unused (but ready if needed). We had another early-ish start and kept going until (almost) sunset.
We stopped at Peterborough to fill and empty, and decided to carry on another three hours or so as we had time in hand.
Today was not without interest. As we left Peterborough we heard a steam train whistle; at Orton Lock we glimpsed the source of the evocative sound travelling along the Nene Valley Railway.
At Water Newton Lock Jan pointed out some objects in the sky. They probably look like dirt on my camera lens - or on your computer screen - but those specks on my photo are what I'm talking about.
Blacking - info needed - Now I am a retired gentleman this year I am going to black my own boat. All previous jobs were done by boatyards, some better than others. In the past it’s...
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