Daily Archive: June 21, 2011


Midsummer Frolics

Tuesday 21st June:  Pershore to Stratford-upon-Avon, 9.5 miles, 6 locks                 Here in a front row mooring on Midsummer’s Evening Stratford is as its most beguiling best. Cleddau is directly opposite the theatre. Pre-show drinkers have sipped their drinks on the Bancroft terrace and gazed at us; the Cleddau crew have gazed back at the interval drinkers, and, more interestingly, at the actors on their balconies outside their dressing rooms.   Why is there a male in a long cream coloured...