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Holiday 2009

As expected the rain has stopped and the sky is getting lighter by the minute. Ducks fed already…. Nice long days cruising, now moored on Llangolen canal, rain for only about an hour today something tells me that tomorrow will … Continue reading

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Sunday Lunch at The Shroppie Fly

Went to the food festival at Greenfeilds today to see if there was anything new or different this time, some olives stuffed with jalepeno peppers and some chilli jam. There were a few less stalls than the last time, most … Continue reading

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Holiday booked

Well boat is now booked for this years holiday. Shadowfax from Chas Hardern Boats on the Shropshire Union canal at Beeston. We are going to do the 4 counties ring again this year posibly anticlockwise (not decided yet) and include … Continue reading

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Day Six: Back on the Trent & Mersey

I really don’t like canals in cities (is Stoke on Trent a city?) after a few days cruising in the Staffordshire countryside the noise is almost deafening, the good news there is we were soon out of the city and … Continue reading

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Day Five: Caldon Canal

Went for a ride on an old Steam train from the USA, quite a nice whistle. Tried a pub “The Foxleys” on the way back towards the Trent & Mersey but it was a bit rough lots of signs mentioning … Continue reading

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