Daily Archive: June 24, 2012


Little acts of defiance

Slaithwaite to Sparth Reservoir:  2.06 miles, 11 locks             Motto of the day: be prepared for the unexpected… With just about a three hour trip expected today there was time to complete the boat chores in relatively slow time this morning. The Captain, taking advantage of Slaithwaite’s retail opportunities, left to find some Sunday reading matter. There was a judder as he landed back on board. “Well, we’re going nowhere, the British Waterways barge is loose across the...

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