Daily Archive: August 23, 2010

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Fast Trains and Frisky Dogs ( and the mystery of the missing holes)

Monday 23rd August: Northampton to Bugbrooke,  9 miles, 17 locks       Was it an omen that just as we were about to cast off Wandering Star (owned by residents of Congleton) sped by?  Yesterday they were moored at Northampton Park, he head down into the engine compartment, doing some routine servicing work. They were going to be ahead of us as we toiled uphill … The Captain had words to say about my very reasonable desire for a newspaper from an...