Monthly Archive: October 2012


A boat trip – by taxi

Saturday 29th September Seacombe to Manchester: 40 miles, 1 lock… “As your September birthdays are special this year we are sending you on a cruise…”  Yes, the Cheshire Three were going to pay for a cruise (the Med? the Caribbean?) on the Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal!  The rationale was clear: since the Cleddau crew (plus two) had gazed at the mighty Manchester Ship Canal from Weston Lock on the Weaver in April and in September crossed it by...