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.

Sunday, 12 February 2012

Boat in the cold

Went down to check the boat today after the extreme cold in my part of the world. Apart from some water left in the sink (which was frozen) everything else was fine and Leo No 2 seems to have survived the cold in very good order.  For the first time ever I saw ice adjacent to where the boat is moored in Addlestone.

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