Daily Archive: September 19, 2012


Slowly through Middlewich

Bramble Cuttings to Malkins Bank: 8.22 miles, 11 locks             Why does the BBC weather site taunt the boater so? Why does it forecast some dark clouds, maybe followed by white skies, only then for the skies to produce a morning of continuous heavy rain with just one or two momentary pauses… ? The Captain is not at his best when encumbered by waterproof over-trousers and early on a fellow boater gently mocked his offer of help while he stood...

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