Daily Archive: April 3, 2013


Not all plans run true – and a Monkton Moment

Church Lawton to Rode Heath 3.5 miles,10 locks            A cold night – a blue morning.          No need to hurry off, not planning to go very far… So, after several more old working boats had chugged past, returning from the Ellesmere Port Easter Boat Gathering, Cleddau was made ready to set off: TV mast and phone aerial dismantled, washing machine in action, side hatch closed and a second coat of blue paint on the repaired bollard. Extra clothing...