Daily Archive: June 7, 2011


The old and the new

Tuesday 7th June, Wolverley to Stourport-on-Severn, 6 miles , 5 locks “Have you fallen out?” shouted the man from the towpath, as we were coming into Stourport.              “No, not today!” Boatwif responded to the unexpected question.                 She was perched, a windproof-clad figurehead, a duty observer, on the front locker, scanning for hazards or obstructions ahead.  Not that there were either hazards or obstructions, but the morning did seem to have rather too much incident and adventure. ...