Daily Archive: August 22, 2010

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Flags, flowers and a flotilla

Sunday, 22nd August: Cogenhoe Lock to Northampton: 6  miles, 6 locks         Picture if you can those scenes of a great ship’s homecoming, passing the Isle of Wight maybe, the ship shepherded by tiny craft towards her berth – now hold that scene in your mind until the next paragraph. Despite no need for an early start (since there was to be only a short distance today) the Captain could not resist setting off towards the blue sky, blue water and warm...