The journey to Limehouse was quiet but a lot of gongoozerlers created a theatre audience for us at every lock. The basin is large and after the final lock we negotiate around some very large vessels to the wall/pontoon and telephone the marina office. We are placed on a small jetty next to the pump … Continue reading Limehouse Basin and 4 days in London
Wonderful weather today and again a surprise with how green everything was. We had a really nice trip and Jan and Paul enjoyed their first cruise experience doing Denham deep lock. Willowtree Marina is very nice and we had time to have a late lunch at the “lock & quay” the food was excellent.
Today we travelled further along the Grand Union canal to moor up opposite Rugby Boat Sales which was where we bought "Iron Butterfly" back in October 2017. This was probably one of the best decisions we have made. We really love this boat which is giving us so much pleasure in the summers and spawned … Continue reading Return to the start of a new life
I always thought...... my retirement would be so different. The last 4 weeks have changed everything. One week on the Leeds Liverpool canal hiring a boat from Silsdon boats. Getting back on the 18/9/17, then ringing James at Rugby boats on 19/9/17, "let me know if you get a boat of quality in" I say. … Continue reading Retirement – really?