Daily Archive: September 3, 2011


Crab apples, a combine harvester, a celebration (plus two Monkton Moments*)

Friday 2nd– Saturday 3rd September Milton Keynes Marina to below Marsworth Locks, 21 miles, 17 locks The plums were picked, the hedges trimmed, the indoors and outdoors plants watered – and we were set to go. Ten minutes after the planned departure time Cleddau crept out of the Milton Keynes Marina. To depart at anything more than the slowest of a snail’s pace would have done grave damage to other boats, as well as to our own. Those four sharp...