Daily Archive: September 10, 2011

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Neighbours and names

Near Gayton Junction to near Norton Junction, 13 miles, 7 locks Thankfully today has been free both of adventure and misadventure. It’s been breezy, but we have known worse; it’s been busy with oncoming boats but again we have known worse. The route of the Grand Union Canal through Northamptonshire is shadowed by two other transport routes; most of the day we have been aware of the Virgin trains belting up and down the Midland line to the left of...