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A Toe In The Chesterfield

A challenging entry for a short excursion on a lovely, peaceful canal but with an unwelcome interruption.

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The Fossdyke Saga

Into the Fossdyke, a toe in the Whitham and a tour of Lincoln

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Down The Trent

Heading down the big river through Nottinghamshire, learning the ropes again, before venturing out on the Tidal Trent

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Heading North

Setting out down the Leicester Line in a summer to make you careful what you wish for!

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How Not To Get Ahead

In which we try to avoid getting too far away while we wait to firm up on our commitments elsewhere.

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Is This The Real Thing?

Busy going nowhere as we avoid the Jubilee crush and find ourselves seven miles from home ten days later.

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Back In Black

Bringing the freshly blacked boat slowly home via Birmingham, birthday dinners, barbecues and bonfires.

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Cruising For A Blacking

Travelling to Springwood Haven to have the boat’s hull blacked with BSS signoff and Archie training on the way.

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Educating Archie

Archie finds his feet in pubs and clubs, on boats and trains and prepares for life as a boat dog.

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The Long Way Round

A new plan for the weeks ahead and a visit from an engineer but no resolutions.

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