Daily Archive: July 13, 2010

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Day 17, Tuesday 13th July: No more spanners in the works, please!

Godmanchester to Great Paxton Distance travelled: 10 miles Progress towards destination: 6.5 miles and 3 locks       Boat garb is usually casual, often grubby, chosen for messing about in boats. Last night’s Chinese Takeaway was brought on board by friend in a pin-striped suit and tie, he too having suffered a breakdown experience, his on the bus from Cambridge to Godmanchester. But our mood was instantly improved, wine, wine glasses and napkins were assembled and the evening took on a lighter...

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Out of signal…

Martin (Son-In-Law) here, Quick update via answer-phone message from a well oiled (Red Wine apparently) Ken who cannot get a good enough 3G signal to post a blog. Boat fixed thanks to helpful Nick who came to the rescue with couriered replacement parts. Boat back underway and still on target to reach Great Barford for Friday where boat shall be polished etc in preparation for Boat Fest! As is traditional, here is a photo to accompany the blog and as...

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