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Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Long Itchington to Saltisford Arm

A hot day was predicted so we decided to push on to out home mooring today so we could put Marmite on her lead and have all our doors open to keep the boat cool. Our garden needs some weeding but not too much and it actually looks like a cottage garden which is what Jo intended, Jo will start on it tomorrow.

Keith.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Bridge No.18 to Long Itchington

Moored at Long Itchington in the sunshine, and looking forward to a pub lunch which will save having to cook in this heat, change from salads, we had a salad yesterday and will have one tomorrow.

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Keith.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Braunston Top Lock to Bridge No.18 Between Calcutt locks and Stockton locks.

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Now moored at Bridge No.18 between Calcutt locks and Stockton locks after a great weekend at the Braunston Historic Boat Show meeting up with lots of friends, and taking part in the parade of boats on Saturday morning on-board Nuneaton & Brighton.

Keith.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Crick to Braunston Top Lock

Now moored above Braunston top lock, Nuneaton & Brighton stopped for a chat and a cuppa before we helped them down the locks, Jo had her first go at steering a breasted pair down the locks, I am so proud of her.

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Keith.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Welford Junction to Crick.

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Today it seems that at last things have started to actually warm up. We have been selling coal last week………………...…. in June! Can’t believe it really, but not complaining.

Keith.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Bridge No.60 to Welford Junction

Bright sunshine before Husbands Bosworth tunnel , rain the other side. Moored at the Welford junction moorings with Michael and Geraldine on “The Cheese Boat”, we had tea and biscuits with them and lots of chatter.

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Keith.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

West of Bridge No.60 to East of Bridge No.60

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Now moored the other side of Bridge No.60 Foxton Locks. I have been helping Rosemary marking out the moorings for the festival this morning. This afternoon chatting to other boaters and the public and enjoying the sunshine.

Keith.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Bridge No.51 to Bridge No.60 Foxton Locks

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Moored west of Bridge No.60 Foxton locks, ready for the festival.

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Last night Marmite was sitting on Paddy kneading his tail, and he just lay there and let her do it!

Keith.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Mill Bridge No.40 to Bridge No.51 Laughton Hills

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Now moored at Bridge No.51 Laughton Hills and enjoying the long awaited sunshine, perhaps having put our “Coal for Sale” board out has worked after all.

Keith.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Bridge No.33 to Bridge No.21 Yelvertoft

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We winded at Cracks Hill, Crick, and returned to Bridge No.21 near Yelvertoft.

My theory of putting our “Coal for Sale” boards out hasn’t worked in making things warm up, that wind still has a cold bit to it, brrrr, despite the sunshine.

Keith.

Monday, June 08, 2015

Saturday, June 06, 2015

Oops!

We won't be going far any time soon, at least we have a good mooring here at Welford Wharf. CaRT are doing an inspection Monday, hopefully they can do a temporary repair for now to get the lock reopened.

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Keith.

Dry Docking

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We only just fit inside the dock.

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Thursday first coat of blacking on and Jo repainting the tunnel bands.

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Back out moored at the wharf ready for our coal delivery Monday.

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Keith.

Monday, June 01, 2015

North Kilworth to Welford Wharf

Moored back at Welford Wharf, alongside Tysley, ready to go into dry dock Wednesday morning.
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Keith.