Daily Archive: August 6, 2015


Slowly through Surrey

Just round the corner from Runnymede the county boundary changes from the Royal County of Berkshire to (unroyal) Surrey. The four hours or so cruising on Friday to Shepperton Lock and the junction for the River Wey were characterised by words beginning with the letter H. It was a stop-start sort of affair, stopping to refill water tanks, to dump rubbish and to use a sanitary station. Then at Staines the Captain performed the boating equivalent of a hand-break turn,...