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... which was excellent value, beautifully prepared. £6.25 for 2 courses.
We bought bread and milk from Tesco, shower cleaner from Wilkinson’s, and dealt with loo, water and rubbish at the facilities, before moving off past Catshill Junction, and Ogley Junction, where the Curly Wurley used to continue (The Lichfield and Hatherton Canals restoration project)
We were now on the Anglesey Branch, which goes under the A5, and then under the new ...
... tent and noticed Kew further down the canal. We also saw Felonious Mongoose arrive. We had shared some locks with them on the Nene near Fotheringhay, and seen them later on the Thames in 2011. We had some home cooked meals – Chilli and Cottage Pie. Very good value at £3.50 for a big plateful. The beer tent was fairly crowded but we found some seats and got chatting to a couple called Lynne and Jim who are on a boat called Canada moored next to Kew. A band ...
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.
Walking back towards the boat we found Jimmy Spices, and so we had a huge meal.
As we were going to be at Hawne Basin on Friday morning, we decided to try to book in for the Black Country Boating Festival, starting later that day at Windmill End. We tried the number on the website, but this was set for a fax machine, so we sent them an email.
3 locks, 9 miles
Thu 12th Sep
We had an email reply this morning to say ...
Mon 2nd Sep
We trundled two cassettes round the basin to the bonded warehouse where they have an elsan point. We posted a donation through the letterbox of the Stourbridge Navigation Trust. The water tap by the boat was not turned on, and we decided not to bother moving across to another tap as we were still well over half full.
We left the basin, and found Moonshine just round the corner. They were planning to stay another day. ...
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