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A June meander into Wales

This is our planned trip up the Llangollen in June. We’re going to do the Montgomery canal again as they’ve just re-opened a new section to navigation Start / Finish : Ladybird Moorings Overnight at : Marsh Lane Visitor Moorings … Continue reading

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Liverpool 2016 – Photos

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Four Counties with Detours (2019) Photos

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Weekend of the Boating Dead

Start / Finish : Ladybird Moorings Overnight at : Shushions Bridge No 21 Overnight at : The Anchor Inn (Cross Green) Overnight at : Shebdon Visitor Moorings Turn Round Here : Calf Heath Bridge No 77 Starting at Tom’s Moorings … Continue reading

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Badger, Badger, Badger..Mush…. well you know the rest…

From Tom’s Moorings to Hoolgrave Bridge No 11, a distance of 19 miles, 4 flg and 24 locks. After an easy drive up on Thursday night followed by a wander round Market Drayton which ended up with all soaked to … Continue reading

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We Got The Power

Mintball has had an inverter since she was launched. The original one was a 70-100 Watt one from Maplin which was good enough to power things like dad’s shaver. Then we replaced that with a 300W UPS which worked well … Continue reading

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Old Canal Logs

Progress, all be it quite slow progress, is being made on turning the old typewritten logs into logs on here. There have been a lot of problems with scanning/OCR but we’ve now got it to a point that the majority … Continue reading

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First historic logs now online

The first two logs from our early canal holidays are now up and on-line. They’re pretty minimal with not a lot of detail and no photos- although I’m hoping to find some contemporary photos to add to them. I’m going … Continue reading

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Historic holiday logs

Clearing out our parents house after our mothers death we have collected together all the “canal logs” that she kept, dating right back to our first trip on a boat from Anderton Marina : we were going to go up … Continue reading

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Liverpool and Back

This is the planned route but it may well change closer to the time, or even during the holiday as the timing are very easy and we know we’ll be able to do a lot more than this during the … Continue reading

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