Daily Archive: August 9, 2013


Conversations (and a massive Monkton Moment*)

Grafton Regis to Bugbrooke:10¼ miles, 7 locks            It’s not reaching the destination that makes boating such a joy but who you meet and what you see en route – take today for example…            It was drizzly first thing but luckily the rain had stopped by the time Stoke Bruerne Bottom Lock was reached. In a smooth operation the locks were climbed, paired with the rather shorter Shufflepast whose crew of two adults, three children and a spaniel made...