|7.40am. Top of the flight|
|Last lock leaving Stone, time 8.50am|
|Look at that oncoming boat. It's a wonder he could see where he was going. Looks like we are right on the boats stern but he stopped and we had to do a quick reverse.|
|Couldnt get the bow off the bend. With us going past it pulled his front out.|
Look at this. A queue at Weston Lock. First time in ages that we had to wait! Almost forgotten what it was like.
At Great Hayward the gongoozlers were out in force by the lock. Better not mess up and lucky for us a boat was just coming out of the lock. In we sailed without mishap, much to our relief.
Moored beyond the bridge with the Hall in sight, we set off for a wander round the gardens. With rain forecast for tomorrow our idea was to do the house and servants quarters then. Whether we move on after our visit will depend on the rainfall.
|FS on the left.|
|Yet another shrine of sorts along the canal. Still undecided whether this is the done thing or not.|
|Yes thats me in the blue. Got to get in the blog somehow|
|This crow was tapping the window. Was it used to being fed by the householder?|