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... as soon as I decide to do something then have to bring together the things I need as I go along instead of getting them ready beforehand. So you can guess my feelings of oncoming doom, knowing I had to ask Hazel to go inside the boat while she was in the lock to get me the key. In my mind I was going through the scenarios "Why don't you get things ready before you start out?", or even worse, the silence of the slightly raised eyebrow and look ...
... to! Last year's scholars certainly set the bar high. Thanks guys.....no really....thanks :-S
As one of last year's candidates stated "Buckle up-you're in for a ride"...I have taken that as the indication to seriosuly knuckle down and firm up my scholarship plans. So to those of you kind enough to read this, watch this space!
... gone off to the pub opposite for lunch and had done the same thing the day before and gone off for four hours, a definite No No for a boater. This could well have been the person responsible for leaving the lock gates open.
We set to, preparing to fill our tank and after about 10 minutes, the owner of the miss - moored boat returned. He chatted to Hazel in a very friendly way saying, "go ahead, carry on what you're
doing". Hazel ...
... for sticks to use with bow and arrow. Not a red Squirrel in sight. That is until we got back to the bus and spotted one by the picnic bench. Delicate fluffy looking things compared to the cheeky rough and ready grey one we are used to at home. All in all a great find. A place to wild camp in the future for sure. Off we set back to our little camp speck to have some dinner then bed.
A quick little trip, much fun all the same. Goodbye Anglesey, we will see you again
... didn't feel the cold until on the way out. After my feet recovered we ventured up to a higher peak and enjoyed the surrounds and watching a buzzard circling above. As it is school holidays there were lots of families out for the day too. Next we headed to Kedlestone Hall. A quick lunch stop in the old kitchen quarters and then a wander around the maze of rooms. This place is just ...