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The journey so far (part 2). 8 years and counting. R.O.I.

In my idle hours between Christmas and the New Year, on these winter days in Carcassonne warmed on sunny days by the southern sun or on grey days by the glow from Xenia’s wood burning stove, I have been thinking … Continue reading

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On our Way to France

During our last week at Northampton we were able to get the paint brushes out and smarten up our new double bollards and touch up some of the scrapes and rust patches. Everything we need for France is now in … Continue reading

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Winter mooring at Northampton Marina, Beckett’s Park.

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The River Nene.

We arrived at the water point in Peterborough at lunchtime and P popped in to the library whilst we filled up, for over an hour, and I chatted to Dave who also wanted water. We had been given the impression … Continue reading

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The Middle Levels

On our trip up from Wisbech we entered the Middle Levels through Stanground Lock, at Peterborough, and progressed on to Whittlesey – picking up two men in a dinghy who were in distress, having been attacked by a swan and … Continue reading

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The River Great Ouse

From Wisbech we struggled through the Middle Levels (more about them after we have got back through them) to reach the River Great Ouse at Denver Sluice. We felt in need of a rest and found shelter on the aptly … Continue reading

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Ely Riverside for the weekend.

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