Daily Archive: June 8, 2014


River Nene: Northampton – Irthlingborough

          “Plans are merely formalised wish lists” had been the conclusion drawn a few days ago. This watery venture (Macclesfield Canal to Bedford / Droitwich Spa to Bedford) had always been subject to weather, wind, water (enough/ too little/ too much), tides and healthy engines. Cleddau has had some electrical hiccups; on Friday morning it was Tentatrice’s turn for a mechanical hiccup….          During an unscheduled delay what does one do but go on a local walkabout? Northampton, it appears, now...