Daily Archive: September 21, 2012

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Round the bend

Church Lawton to Biddulph Aqueduct: 8.2 miles, 7 locks             Are you optimistic by nature – or pessimistic? When the rain is so persistent that even the ducks have disappeared into the bank side growth it takes an optimist to see a positive in the day’s weather…             “Too wet even for the ducks!” called out the Captain at about midday, echoing a conversation he’d overheard earlier.             “But great for water levels,” cheerily announced a boater from his moored...

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