Daily Archive: August 28, 2010


“You alright then?”

Saturday 28th August:  2 miles south of Atherstone, Warks to 1 mile south of Hopwas, Staffs: 14.8 miles, 13 locks       Greetings from one back deck to another is common on the canals. The Captain here tends to address a  brisk “Good morning” to oncoming walkers and boaters and usually it is returned with similar reply, even if delivered in a milder manner. But now we are in the country where such words might be too, dare I say it, posh, by...