Monthly Archive: February 2019


Boats Ancient and Modern

There was a day trip to London – the Cheshire One on half-term break wanted to see Cleopatra’s Needle. So, research done, it was decided to take a train to Blackfriars and from there to walk along the Embankment. What a glorious setting is Blackfriars Station:  it’s perched midway across the Blackfriars Railway Bridge, right above the Thames. Gasp. Below – a couple of craft were moving on the river     and the mind was cast back to Cleddau’s own...