Daily Archive: August 29, 2010


Good sport at Fradley Junction

Sunday, 29th August: Just south of Hopwas to Rugeley, Staffs:  16  miles, 3 locks       There were musings yesterday on the forms of greeting on and near canals. There have been some more”You alright” remarks from time to time, but also “Hi-ya” and twice, to me, “Hello, me duck”. It was pleasing to see, however, as we cruised past Hopwas Primary School a clear notice upon the entrance gate: “Good Morning Children” it read. I will keep my ears (and eyes)...