Tuesday, 14 August 2018


We have arrived in Newbury, there is a fair on at Victoria park so we moored further along towards the dry dock.
It's six miles and nine locks, but as we went on to get water and then  turned round in a winding hole we went through an extra lock.

Today CHS met a boater after his own heart. He is doing 12 hour days and his crew work to military precision whilst the skipper shouts instructions like a regimental sergeant major.


justjill said...

No comment!

TrishWish said...

Did you try to entice the crew to mutiny???

Hard up Hester said...

I was very tempted, but suspect they were too well trained!!

Anonymous said...

i like to see the old standards maintained: 'tis the way it should be! ;)


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