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A Year Down The Line

A round-up of affairs at the end of warranty. A trip to the boatyard sees her abandoned in Coronavirus lockdown.

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A January Jaunt

A brief trip up the Leicester Line and back – just for the fun of it in some rare winter sunshine.

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Week 25 – Itchington Get Home

The last stretch before winter, a further encounter with the “Harry Husdson” and a pause at home in Long Itchington.

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Week 24 – Birmingham to The Cape Of Good Hope

A weekend in Birmingham, a blown fuse in Warstock and an encounter with the “Harry Hudson” on the Hatton Flight.

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Week 23 – Stourbridge & The BCN

Stourbridge Canal and the BCN, a night on Withymoor Island, a visit to Old Ma Pardoe’s and through Netherton Tunnel.

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Week 22 – A Week In Worcestershire

Down to Stourport and back, shopping in Kidderminster and a visit to Rock Houses near Kinver.

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Week 21 – Market Drayton & Beyond

Ginger Spice in Market Drayton, a night at Norbury Wharf, trouble in Gnosall, disappointment in Brewood, mooring at Pendleford Bridge.

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Week 20 – Nantwich & Engineers

500 hour service, Nantwich town trail, leaking oil from the gearbox and rain in the saloon. Bracken’s birthday in Audlem.

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Week 19 – A Visit To Chester

Fine weather for a Grand Tour of Chester, another capsize avoided, Bunbury Staircase and breakfast at Tattenhall.

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Week 18 – Ellesmere Port

Cruising down to Ellesmere Port for a night at the museum and a side trip to visit Beeston Castle.

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