The Sheet Anchor
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... and stopped at Brewood to get some shopping. The canal here is lined both sides with tall trees; heaven for kingfishers. We were lulled into a false sense of security.
A mile or so further on, we went through a bridge and suddenly the wind hit us from the left - there was a big break in the trees so our wind break had temporarily vanished. We were going past moored boats so were moving in tick over and the wind blew us over onto the moored boats. ...
Nothing much to report to day. We went into Leek a Historic Market Town in Staffordshire, to buy more plastic boxes, we just can't contain our excitement any longer(sorry I had to say that before any one else did). We arrived back just as the heavens opened. ...
... tea and making some scones.The sunset this evening is just lovely. After we had eaten we went for a drink and chat in the Den with Paul. Day 9 Maintenance Dept is being very patient with the swine of a cupboard door. Day 2 of trying make it fit. The site is very busy with site staff this morning, Some of them come to visit us to look at Dreamcatcher. We love having visitors, but, don't they ...
... we booked tickets and started planning.
Our decision was to have one night in Edinburgh and spend a few days driving up there stopping at a few places that we didn't know, north east England and south east Scotland being the part of Great Britain that we known least well.
I started off from home and then stayed at Julie's overnight because she had a bit of work to do on Friday.
... I am is known as "The Potteries" because this where lots of pottery was made way back when.
21. There is a term called 'plates of meat' which is basically 'feet'. So you could say "My plates are killing me" as in "My feet are killing me"
22. They also have phrases that involve the word "duck" as well. For instance, if someone says "Ta duck" they are saying Thank you.
23. When asking a British person what nationality they are they rarely say ...
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