We have finally set off on our travels . Staying at Newlands for nearly a fortnight while we did family things was beginning to make me go doolally. This is only a short cruise, though, cause we have to be back at Campbell Park in 9 days time for our Grandson Oscars 5th birthday as well as our son Colin 38th and Ians 61st, how did we manage to have so many birthdays in October! Iwona's family are arriving from Poland for the party so we have been told that we have to be in Milton Keynes for the 4th. So we have decided to head up the Northampton Arm. We have loads of locks to do but at least being all single it should be a bit easier. I would have loved a couple of days on the Nene but it's not worth paying out for a licence. This will have to wait for a later date. We are now at Cosgrove moored by the Iron Aquaduct. Lovely river walks below and a very quiet mooring..... if it wasn't for the incessant quaking of the female ducks and the rookery behind us!
|Unusual to see two Herons together especially as they are solitary birds.|
|Mural at Wolverton|
|First time fishing again and I catch a Ruff|
And finally:- The hoverfly