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.

Saturday, 11 February 2012

European 112 day

Today being 112 (11th February) is European 112 day.  112 is the new European wide emergency number . It is much better to use 112 rather than 999 when on a boat (assuming you need to call the emergency services) as it will give the responder an idea as to where you are which 999 doesn't do.  Please see this link.

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