Daily Archive: April 29, 2011

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From waterbus to waterhogs…

Wednesday 27th April   Contracted to care for the Cheshire One during the remainder of the Easter break we drove her south on Tuesday, she our back seat driver. Wednesday dawned: time for trains, inter-city and underground, and a liaison at Camden Town tube station for a Girls and Grannies Day. Excitedly the two girls (ages 5 and 7), both bird-watcher daughters, and the two Grannies (ages unrecorded) made their way to Camden Lock, boarded a waterbus – and arrived...

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Messing about on a boat

Thursday 21st – Monday 25th April     Messing about on a boat gives an impression perhaps of those Three Men in a Boat, struggling to complete a camping boat trip on the Thames, or of punters poling their way past any number of Oxbridge colleges.  Well, camping no, poling yes – and a great deal of mess – and messing about.     We had arrived on the boat early on the Thursday afternoon of the Easter weekend. It was...

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