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Week 5 – Up The Maccie

Through Harecastle Tunnel onto the Macclesfield Canal and Marple junction. With injuries, a ducking and a trip to the vets.

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Week 4 – Shore Leave

Escape from the rain, by train, for a trip to Surrey. Too much eating and drinking with friends and relatives.

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Week 3 – Caldon Canal

A day out in Leek, foul weather along the Caldon, fretting about fuel and mooring up for a trip home.

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Here we go again . . . Just can’t wait any longer!

Finally setting out on our first real cruise in “Parting Shot” starting with a couple of weeks up to Leek.

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Wet & Windy Whilton – End of a Chapter

An intended winter round trip to Whilton Marina cut short when we decided to leave South Downs there for brokerage.

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Week 16 – The End Of (100) Days

Back aboard, autumn sunshine, cruising in the dark and the end of our voyage to move into a new house.

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Week 15 – A High Wind In Warwickshire

The weather turns, heralded by “Storm Callum”, a steady run to Rugby and return to Purley to collect the car.

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Week 14 – Long Itch to Liverpool (and back)

A tour of the finished new house and a trip to Liverpool to see the new boat taking shape.

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Week 13 – Back to the Grind

Back on the boat and on up the Oxford with news of a new boat, new house and new puppy.

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Week 12 – Escape to Lympstone

A much needed week off in Devon visiting attractions, walking the moors and even a segway excursion with daughter Jen.

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