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Travel Blogs from Rugeley
... we decided to turn right and go a short distance before turning right again to go up the Brades locks. At the top we turned right again, along the Old Main Line to the Black Country Museum, where we turned and moored up. The brassy boat came in soon after and was surprised to see us there!
3 locks, 5 miles
Tuesday 17th Sep
We took a bus a short way up the hill to spend the day at Dudley Zoo. This is a friendly place with quite ...
... They decided to run with what they had planned, which had been well rehearsed.
It was a Churches together event and we had about 140 in the beer tent (11 rows of 11 plus quite a few standing). Dot Clayton was there (BCF Marsh Harrier) with the bass player from last night. A lady from Gecko was there and said she had seen us at Rickmansworth two years ago when we led the worship at the open-air service.
After the service we went to look for ...
Pick up Sat Morning. Smooth handover. SC- Can you feel it? DC - No hardly tell it's there. First outing in the new Van at our first C&C site in Ashbourne. Lovely Site. Friendly helpful staff help us push it on the pitch. The Van is very comfy and warm.
50 miles from Cresswell Rd Mexbourgh to Site.
89 miles from Site to Home.
Mon 9th Sep
This morning we had a low battery warning. Although we have been here for four nights without running the engine, the solar panels should keep the batteries topped up. We'll monitor this.
We crossed the basin to use the facilities and fill up with fuel (very good price 72p)
Gosty Tunnel is very narrow and slow. There are two signs for it, spelt differently: Gosty and Gorsty. Maybe the second is the Brummy accent ...
... Again like Washington, organised mixed softball matches were to the fore, except for every one there, it looked like four or five going on here. Also in this heat, pounds are going to drop. It really is a fantastic park, in the centre of such a huge city, and again open from 6am until about midnight. It is policed, and is kept rubbish free regularly through the day and evening. Music is played around most corners, they also have a theatre in the centre and two ...