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... boat anyway.
We went to the Tame Otter which is a Vintage Inn for a nice lunch and then I went to the supermarket with my mum while Carrie had the fun of giving my dad and grandparents a trip down the canal.
Apparently the biggest problem for Carrie was trying to control my dad who just wanted to go rather fast and steer into the overhanging willow trees to make his parents have to duck out of the way. But she survived without my dad crashing, ...
We had a destination of Hopwas to reach for lunch time on the 12th so the plan was to get as far as we could before mooring up for the night.
I had hoped we would reach Armitage but it looked doubtful, the only reason we made it was due to not finding reasonable moorings. All we found was private moorings and permit ...
... of a butterfly. We then decided the price was a little steep and we didn't have enough time to fully explore the place so headed back to the boat, on the way we found some fairy doors, numbered 2 and 3. With Carrie being a bit obsessed with trails, I'm surprised she didn't demand to stay to at least find door number 1.
But we had to make progress due to a plan to meet up with my parents and grandparents for lunch the next day.
Being our last full day in Knowle, it was a relatively low key day, visiting Solihull to pick up a few things and get organised before we leave for South America.
As a thank you to Julia and Andrew for looking after us so well, Matthew and I decided to cook and have a dinner party at home with Mum, Dad, the kids and Andrew's brother and family. A really fun night, which ended with some time by the outdoor fire pit and releasing a lantern into the night ...
... Shakespeare Theatre we found our spot in the parklands next to the River Avon. We even got to see their small lock system at work. The locks run across England and during the Industrial revolution were the primary means of transporting supplies across the country. If you were off to Liverpool it was a long journey, not by distance but the time through the 100 or so locks you had to navigate.
In the park there was a mini Ashes test match between the Aussies (four ...