Daily Archive: August 9, 2010


Drifting downstream with the dragonflies

Monday 9th August: Great Barford to Godmanchester, 17.25 miles, 6 locks.   To start with old news: picture attached of the trophy awarded in honour of our night-time illuminations at the Bedford River Festival.   It’s been a simply beautiful day – clear blue skies, excellent visibility and relatively gentle breezes.  We made an early start, 0815 into the Great Barford lock, although Adventurer the other narrowboat moored nearby, had already departed. . The river between Great Barford and Roxton is...