The Sheet Anchor
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I had a much better sleep last night. Got up shortly after 7:00 am & got the kettle going for coffee. Started the boat at 8:00 & underway shortly after. Stopped at the water point at Bettisfield & filled our tank. Beautiful day with mix of sun & cloud!! Went through the short arlkesmere Tunnel 87 yards). Turned into the ...
Very dark walk back to our boat last eve (thank goodness I had my phone flashlight). Don & Christine were walking ahead without a flashlight & walked right past our boat ... Had to turn round & come back. :-) I had a hard time falling asleep ... ? still a bit jet lagged or just so excited to be finally here on our Narrowboat holiday. Got up about 8:30 am & had coffee & breakfast of bread & ...
... after a traumatic noisy journey as we had transferred all out " stuff" at the dealers. Obviously not as well as we thought. She sat between us facing to the back of the van maybe in case she needed a quick escape! We made up the bed and then went to turn the radio off. Well, how many buttons does it take to shut down a radio/satnav? It took 30mins+ and even then the display was on in the ...
Another warm sunny day Decided to go to the Denby factory just north of Derby Got there about 11.30 and had a wander around - lots of beautiful china etc etc Went on tour of the factory at 1pm, we were the only ones so had a good chance to see everything. All very well done and a lot of the glazes etc still done by hand. Putting the handles ...
... 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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