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The Upper Thames

Moving up to Lechlade, lows and highs. A return journey working round working boats and revisiting Eynsham.

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Onto The Thames

Leaving the Oxford Canal, joining the Thames and heading toward the source. Delayed by a deluge.

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Bodicote and Beyond

Bank Holiday, barely out of Banbury and a slow cruise down the South Oxford

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Traversing The Summit

Heading South to the top of the Oxford Canal and down the other side to do business in Banbury

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A Phoney Cruise

Winter mooring ends but it’s not quite time to start cruising. Preparing for the season from the comfort of home.

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Wandering Around Wigan

Hanging around Wigan and Leigh as the route to Leeds is closed.

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Caught In A Trap

A return to Leigh, rising heat and proof, once again, that no plan survives contact with reality.

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The Bridgewater Proper

Seven days on the Bridgewater via Lymm, Stretford & Worsley and under attack en route to Leigh.

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Run Down To Runcorn

An educational visit, passing the boat lift, a walk on the Weaver and a quick peek at Runcorn.

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Heading Up Heartbreak Hill

Return to the boat, leaving the Midlands, teething troubles and moving up for another Bank Holiday weekend in Middlewich

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