An excerpt from Wind in the Willows

Nice? It's the ONLY thing, said the Water Rat solemnly, as he leant forward for his stroke. Believe me, my young friend, there is NOTHING - absolute nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. Simply messing, he went on dreamily: messing - about - in - boats; messing----'
From 'Wind in the Willows' by Kenneth Grahame.

Friday, 13 January 2012

London Boat Show

In a word - disappointing - very little Inland Waterways with just one Sea Otter on a stand along with Tingdene Marinas.  The IWA (London Branch) were present and that was about it.

Got a good deal on a life jacket (buoyancy aid?), a pair of gloves and managed to find a large New Zealand flag (black with a  Silver Fern) for a fiver and that's about it.  Judging by the boats there I suspect there is a lot of money somewhere....

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