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And so after a long flight - 12+ hours - we arrived in Paris, grabbed a quick drink and then on to Birmingham. Unfortunately, Pat's suitcase decided to stop off in Paris but will hopefully be delivered tomorrow! Back to a sunny UK, with a temperature not much cooler than Hanoi yesterday, where the blossom is in full swing. Lots of memories of a lovely holiday. ...
It was very dark and wet when we woke up to the alarm. Leanne arrived as planned and drove us to the airport. Unfortunately, as we left the M6 there was a huge tail back where we needed to go, presumably due to an accident.. We sat in it for a while, moving 100yds in 10 mins. Action was needed so we headed off towards Tamworth where we saw signs towards Coleshill. At least that was vaguely in the right direction. Between my limited knowledge and Leanne's iPhone, ...
... from view by tall reeds. It is a very pleasant and safe place to moor as the exit to the road is via a locked gate. There is a railway line that runs nearby but trains are very infrequent and don't really intrude. There is 48 hour free mooring here with an accessible water point.
Droitwich marina has very wide, easily accessed entrance from either direction. The service bay is directly opposite the entrance. Plenty of room here to turn the ...
... use the side pounds to save water, but the first one was empty, so we couldn’t part fill the lock from it. We had to fill the entire lock from the canal. We put some water back into the side pound as we emptied the lock. The second lock side pound is out of action, but we used the third one properly.
There was another narrow channel through the reeds before the entrance to the marina. We went in and tied up the boat, and Gordon, our engineer, ...
... to go and find Don, the harbour master, and we passed several mission boats moored in the park, including Gospel Belle and Maranatha. We stopped to say hello to lots of people. We had a cup of tea with Andy and Sue on Spring Water, and Don came and found us to give us our programme, some leaflets, and a poster for the side of the boat. We had moored in the right place, which was handy for the open-air events, and ideal for Hugo as there was no road alongside. Some ...
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