Leo No 2 is a 60' Orion narrowboats shell with an Aquarius Narrowboat Fitters fit out. Leo No 2 is moored on the Grand Union Canal at Blisworth.
The picture was taken by Neil Corbett of Herbie Blogspot fame on a Queen's Diamond Jubilee Practice practice at Blackfriars Bridge in September 2011. The background picture was taken by Kathryn in August-2006 (at 04:10) in the Swale.
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.
Monday, 30 July 2012
Painting update (14) 'Harlequin' pattern finished
They look, in my opinion, so much better than they did previously - they now have black 'lines' in place of the Ivory - nothing wrong with the Ivory but the Black just seems to make them stand out better.
What's left to do?
Rear doors and 'mouses ears'
I am hoping that I can collect the boat sometime this weekend (4/5-August)