Daily Archive: June 25, 2012


Ever so slightly frustrating

 Up to Standedge: ¾ mile, 10 locks Monday morning and only 10 more locks to the Standedge summit and the tunnel… Shortly after breakfast the Captain prepared Lock 33 ahead, untied the ropes and pushed off.  Up ahead Boatwif waited at the open gates. Before Cleddau had even hove into view the friendly volunteer lock keeper was on hand. “Best to pull in after this lock,” he advised. “Moor up and have a cup of tea.” The problem, it seemed,...

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