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.

Friday, 26 July 2013

Stoke Bruerne Boat Weighing Machine

The Boat Weighing machine that has stood in the disused duplicate top lock at Stoke Bruerne for 50 years was removed last week to go back to the place of its manufacture and become part of the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea collection. 

The former station boat May, which resides in the lock will be moved further down the flight and the lock refurbished to enable visitors to see how a lock works.

All information is on the CRT website here.

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