Daily Archive: September 14, 2012


Operation Ashton

Dukinfield Lift Bridge to Piccadilly Village: 6.4 miles, 18 locks             You know what it’s like when you have to get up early, you wake periodically through the night. “It’s quarter past four,” muttered the Captain “two hours ‘til the alarm goes off!” And so it was that at 30 seconds past 0700 (as planned) Cleddau pulled away from the mooring, turned sharp left at Dukinfield Junction and headed west towards Manchester. There at 0732 on the tow path by...

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