The Shortest Day

I should start by warning you that this entry features the ripping of clothes, bodily functions, and definitely has a sting in the tail. As much as you may disbelieve what you are about to ...

Braunston or Bust!

Now picture the scene… you’ve gone to bed, and are just settling down to a well earned night’s sleep when the boat unexpectedly rocks, and you hear a noise. “Something is on the boat.” Says ...

Off To Market

After yesterday’s change of plan, we started today much firmer in our decisions. We had a goal in mind, to get to Market Harborough and find the sundial. The only things standing in our way ...

Best Laid Plans…

We woke early this morning, the Captain and I with the same thought on our minds; we’d already had enough of the very busy Oxford Canal. The SSO’s opinion on the matter was left unspoken, ...

A Narrow Escape

The day began with great intentions, we set the alarm nice and early, had a check list of things to do – just to make sure we didn’t waste a single second before setting off. ...

Preparing The Load

Affreightment Hiring a vessel So, it’s been a long time coming and we may be down to half a crew, but our next canal voyage is almost upon us, aye! We had originally intended to ...

London Shaped

When you close your eyes and think of London, of the shape of the city, the architecture… do you visualise St Paul’s? I do. What did this image teach me? This photo was taken several ...

The Light on the Leaf

The darkness of the tree on the left, contrasted with the light on the leaves towards the right, appealed to me. What did this image teach me? Sometimes all it takes is a little light ...