– stagnation evasion!
Longer Cruises of several weeks or months
The weather turns, heralded by "Storm Callum", a steady run to Rugby and return to Purley to collect the car.
A tour of the finished new house and a trip to Liverpool to see the new boat taking shape.
Back on the boat and on up the Oxford with news of a new boat, new house and new puppy.
A much needed week off in Devon visiting attractions, walking the moors and even a segway excursion with daughter Jen.
Up the Oxford via The Pig Place, tours of Tooley's and Banbury to moor up at Cropredy Marina.
Leaving the Thames to re-join the canals. A few days at Thrupp and Aynho catching up with relatives and friends.