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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, ...
... so despite both me and Carrie being exhausted we limped our way into Armitage.
Once moored up it seemed like Carrie got a burst of energy so went blackberry picking, we then had a dinner of beans on toast with mushrooms followed by french toast with a kind of jam style coulis using the last of the fresh fruit.
We stopped for lunch just south of Great Haywood, but first we went through Tixall Wide. Basically Tixall House didn't want their view spoilt by a canal, so it was disguised as a lake. Seems like a clever way to disguise a canal, and is quite an impressive thing as you come round the corner to find a massive expanse of water before you.
We stopped a little further on for lunch at a nice little lock side restaurant which gave us ...
... British Columbia. They were over in England for 9 weeks visiting relatives in September and October last year which of course included Susan's Mum who lives in the village. Met Gwen and Jim a number of times and they invited us over to stay with them. So that's it.
In case you don't know we will be 8 hours behind.
Giz a job!
... problem! He did find a slightly loose connection which was duly tightened. We still considered that discretion was the best course of action, so have come home to get the engine checked over professionally and do a complete overhaul of the wiring system. The voltage fluctuation did occur again just as we were approaching Dunsfold. So seems like we made a sensible though difficult decision.
We did get some great views of the countryside on the way down and ...