Category Archives: English Cruising.

Cruise to the Tidal Thames and Thames Barrier.

“This cruise will include all the sights of Central London and will allow enough time to explore further downstream passing the Cutty Sark, Greenwich Naval College and the Thames Barrier often called a triumph of modern engineering and the eighth … Continue reading

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From one May Bank Holiday weekend to another – still at the T&K.

The May Day Holiday weekend arrived in a blaze of record breaking sunshine and warmth – and in the light of so many other boats moving about and a comfortable chair on the stern deck; we stayed put. When we … Continue reading

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Health checks and a Lemon van.

It has been a month since we returned from France and we have been busy settling back into life afloat on the Thames. Despite a brief unseasonal heatwave (26C) in April we find ourselves in May with unseasonal cold (6C) … Continue reading

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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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