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.

Sunday, 2 March 2014

Lovely boats in Stoke Bruerne this afternoon

Thanks to my friend Mike Partridge of Stoke Bruerne Boat Company I managed to get a photo of four lovely boats in Stoke Bruerne this afternoon.  Left to right are Towcester, Moon (butty), Bideford (butty) and Lactodorum (the latin for Towcester!)

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