Daily Archive: June 5, 2013

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‘Ever forward, but slowly’

High Offley to Brewood: 14.2 miles, 1 lock           “Investigate the pub,” the Captain had suggested yesterday afternoon. “See if it does food.” The Anchor Inn had looked closed, seriously closed, though map books declared it a boaters’ pub. At about 6.30 a potter along the towpath confirmed its CLOSED status.        “Opens at 7,” called a lad from the front deck of a boat. “We know, we’re local.”          Intrigued, there was a repeat potter along the towpath...