The Grange Hotel
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... for the night on bollards, just above the lock. The visitors
had mostly disappeared by about 8 o clock and we had a peaceful night there. It is a very busy section of this little used canal and boats and house boats line the opposite bank for over a mile.
We came up the double locks on our own. I could see from the way Bryan struggled that the locks were very stiff. We made slow progress through Long Eaton, which went ...
... years representatives and to welcome the three new successors, of which I am lucky to be one!
Listening to last year's scholars and what they have achieved left me feeling a few emotions;
1) Excited. I mean seriously, is this happening!?
2) Welcomed into a new, supportive and dynamic family.
3) Like I have a lot to ...
... words to the effect "Do you know you're not supposed to moor here unless you are using the facilities?" "Facilities? (looks bemused). Hazel points out the notice and discovers he is a recently retired, very new boatowner. He turned out to be a very pleasant man and any grumpy thoughts we had about his 'thoughtlessness" disappeared.
It just goes to show that doing the wrong thing when you are unaware of the right thing, does not ...
... right antique ring. But there is another fair in 10 days at Ardingly and one stall holder said she would bring more rings, bigger blings for bigger fingers. I also had a call from my sister this morning via Skype ( thanks to her daughter in law Christie ) it was lovely to hear her voice. My brother and sister in law will be in the UK soon. Looking forward to visiting some interesting parts of the UK with ...
... the day, in the sun, is warm but as soon as the sun disappears the temperatures plummit. This was only yo get worse the higher we go.
Rest day. We did a short acclimatisation climb-up 300m and saw Chulu West for the first time. The altitude is beginning to tell, as we get more breathless when we walk. We had lots of time on our hands so for the first time I have time to think of the task ahead and worry about the altitude-only 2900m to go!