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, 26 March 2014

The wonderful lunacy of boaters

I was recently directed to this short video of an aeroplane taking off within the confines of the Boat Inn in Stoke Bruerne.  May be when you next ask for diesel or solid fuel you will see the sellers in a different light!


  1. They can't be boaters, 'coz boaters are not this crazy......................are they?