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.

Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Blisworth Tunnel now open for normal operations!

This huge (Czech built) widebeam / dutch barge thingy (in Stoke Bruerne top lock) making its way from Braunston to Hertford for sale - understood to have cost £180k - it may be lovely inside but outside it really doesn't cut the mustard for me.

From the ridiculous to the sublime - about half an hour after this vessel went through what should turn up but the Pinnock boys with Clover looking and sounding wonderful.

1 comment:

  1. And I wonder if it will end up on the Hertford with the other continuous moorers??? I have an idea to boost CRTs income- an anti clutter levy on wide beams especially those that don't move! oops only joking...

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