Daily Archive: August 17, 2010


Flower baskets and mellow stone

Tuesday, 17th August: Fotheringhay to Oundle: 7.5 miles, 4 locks       You might be surprised to see Fotheringhay Bridge appearing again: well, last night it fulfilled an unexpected role. In days of yore (that is about sixteen years ago when first we had this boat) communication with the world beyond canals and rivers was via the one “brick” or mobile phone we had; it used analogue technology and had a relatively short range. Now we cruise with two mobile phones,...