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.

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Guildford Festival Boat Gathering cancelled

I heard yesterday that the National Trust has been obliged to cancel the 2012 Guildford Festival Boat Gathering due to the number of boats having booked to attend and the current water levels coupled with the predictions of rainfall for the coming months.  Let's hope the predictions are incorrect but it is sad that the NT feel there is a need to cancel.

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