Travelodge Stafford M6
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... place for cats or noise.
Tesco did not have a café, so we found a place on the High Street serving the full English. It was very well prepared. We noticed that they do a Sunday carvery so we may be back after church on Sunday. We stocked up with a few things at Tesco, but were disappointed that they do not sell any of the Weston’s range of ciders.
Back to the boat, and we set off just behind another boat, heading back towards the Fingerpost ...
... an hour or so the boat traffic eased off, and we turned the boat round so that were facing the same way as the other boat, as they had a cratch, which made getting off at our stern quite difficult. We discovered that his boat’s stern had an unusual taper, leaving a gap between his boat and ours, and a gap between his stern and the shore. We still managed, but we had to be careful.
James went down to check the weed hatch, and Hugo chose that moment ...
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.
... tell me if it would be an idea worth going for. I most certainly hope so. 'Betty's Hot Sauce' me thinks. I thought of going with 'Betty's Secret Potion' but let's face it, it's no secret, and anybody sensible enough could put two and two together and name the ingredients used so that's a no. Anyway, we'll see how it goes. Good luck to me ...
... br> James put his crayfish traps in the River Stour to see there were any in there.
This was a very peaceful mooring.
4 locks, 3 miles
Sat 31st Aug
A leisurely start today, as we did not have far to go. James retrieved his traps – no crayfish. The guy on the next boat said there were none in Penkridge, but some in Tixall Wide.
We went up the four locks, picking a few more raspberries and a ...