Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sept 29

The peace of an autumn day of the canals. The northern Oxford canal- a tunnel of peace and tranquility. I am now back on the move, having spent a couple of days in Coventry. Plumbing is no longer a mystery, … Continue reading

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Sept 25

Well, sorry about the lack of pics. Internet issues… I am back on the move, after a number of days in the Braunston area. Karen has returned to Canada, and promised a review of the experience for prospective gap year … Continue reading

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Sept 21

The saga continues. After stopping at Long Itchington (gotta love the names of places) and finishing the day with a pint and dinner at The Duck Pond Inn (in front of which is– a duck pond, the center of attraction … Continue reading

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Sept 16

I have now made the trek up the locks of the Stratford ┬áCanal, to Kingswood Junction, and have made the turn to the Grand Union Canal. I stayed last night at the jounction, (underneath a train bridge- had to stop … Continue reading

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Sept 14

I’ve left Stratford-upon-Avon, and am now northbound on the Stratford Canal. Back to narrow locks, and skinny bridges! We had an incident with a fisherman yesterday that escalated so I had to call the police to resolve the issue. I … Continue reading

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Sept 12

Stratford-upon-Avon. A charming town, but so wrapped up in the touristy stuff about Shakespeare, it is easy to miss the rest of the charm, history, and really great things to see and do. Visited extensively with Nikki and Alan who … Continue reading

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Sept 7

I’m in Evesham, having travelled back to Tewkesbury, spent the night there beside a boat, washed up during the floods last spring, and perched precariously hanging overe the edge of the river bank. How not to moor the boat! I … Continue reading

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Sept 2

I’m still in Gloucester, and spent the day touring in the city. Gloucester seems to be a little ‘tired’ and looking for a vision economically for the future. The city center is full of shops- but there are lots of … Continue reading

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Sept 1

Change in plans: I was going to stay in Worcester but see yesterday’s post. Then I planned to stay in Tewkesbury, before going up the Avon River. Tewkesbury is really nice and I will spend more time there, but the … Continue reading

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