Travel Blogs from Uttoxeter
... sack on the prop. We then cruised back past the colliery basins, and moored between Wyrley Grove Bridge and Green Bridge. Once again we could not get in to the side so we used our plank.
Looking out of the window later we were surprised and pleased to see a pair of corn buntings on the hedge.
No locks, 7 miles.
Sat 21st Sep
James went for a short walk early on and saw a buzzard, a chiff-chaff and a peregrine (or ...
... to go ashore. He jumped up the galley steps to land on the engine hatch as usual, only to find that the engine hatch was not there. He somehow managed to leap on James’ back and get to the stern without falling down the hole, and, suffering considerably from momentum, he successfully made a right angled turn and jumped onto the next boat, which he wasn’t expecting to be there, and thence to the shore, where he disappeared in some long grass.
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.
... travel tunes. Kodaline mostly. I hope I meet some top people for socialising in the 4 bed carriage of dreams, don't let me down. And don't rape me.
Plans after that will be winged like a true traveller.
Currently putting some more tunes in the music player for staring out into the desert as we chug past, looking deep and musing. Cause I'm quite deep y'see.
... it was really interesting and good to be able to go home now and when Diane says what they have been up to know what they are talking about. Home for a late dinner of traditional English fish and chips which was HUGE and then packing and ready for bed because we had to be ready to go by 7.30am. Fantastic few days with Diane and Tony and seeing how they live. Was really good and so glad we could make it and see ...