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, 11 April 2012

All boats back on the Wey

I came down Woodham this morning - started down at 09:15 and was out of Lock 1 by 10:40 - many thanks to Mike Adams for lock-wheeling for me and to the two BCA Rangers (Andy and Chris) for caulking up the locks.
Leo No2 in Woking - taken from
the CX's office window

I feel the return to Brookwood was a success - challenging in places but a success and I'd like to take Byfleet Boat Club back to Woking in the autumn perhaps for an evening at the theatre.

I had a meeting with the Chief Exec of Woking Borough Council on Tuesday and, as it was about the canal, I thought a boat in Woking may be helpful.  The picture is taken from the CX's office - he was quite impressed.

The yellow hoarding in the background is where the new World Wildlife Fund headquarters is being built - just started in April 2012.

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