Travel Blogs from Rugeley
... himself occupied without venturing onto the road.
We decided to visit Brownhills to investigate the moorings and have breakfast at Tesco. It took 45 minutes, and we were able to fill up the water tank, and empty the cassette and the rubbish before turning round and mooring. We were still a foot out from the side, even on the visitor moorings. There is a busy road running alongside the canal, so although this is probably a safe mooring it is not a ...
Friday 13th September
Leaving Hawne Basin, we found we were in a convoy of at least four boats, with a working pair at the front. Gosty Hill Tunnel hadn't improved, and the sunken boat was still under the bridge causing problems but we got past.
The festival arrangements were very casual. We were told to go and find somewhere to moor. As we had already tied up alongside another boat temporarily, we decided to make that ...
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.
... where we could let Hugo off. There were no roads – just towpaths and bridges.
We asked in the Sealife Centre about tourist information and they directed us to the new Library of Birmingham, just recently opened. We walked through ICC to get there and enjoyed going up in the lifts to the roof gardens.
We went to the café and discovered that all the prices ended in 9p, 19p, 29p etc. So a hot chocolate was £2.09. They must think we are idiots if they ...
... for Oliver. They put the talks on a website so we will send him the link.
We met Janet Whitehead, a lady who had been the ministry leader on a MasterSki holiday when James had led the worship in 2004.
We had a good value Sunday roast in a very friendly pub before visiting ASDA and catching a bus back to B&Q and walking down the path top the canal and back to the boat. Rain started just after we got back.
A phone call to Oliver, who went ...