Daily Archive: August 24, 2010

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Sloe, blow, lock, lock, slow

Tuesday 25th August: Bugbrooke to Braunston Tunnel (West Portal) :    12 miles, 7 locks       An idea has just struck me: you know how at Christmas time you come across cheery little books on specialist subjects, such as tractors or garden mowers: perhaps a publication of boats with gorgeous decoration or witty names would make a welcome stocking filler. I say this because yesterday at Gayton Junction we passed a boat called L’escargot, a happy looking snail picture on...

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Out of signal again – Braunston

Quick update from Son-In-Law here. No blog post tonight due to lack of 3G signal near to Ken & Sue’s current mooring. As you should be able to see, from the map on the right, they are currently moored at the West end of Braunston tunnel. Normal service should resume tomorrow.