Monthly Archives: July 2012

Well preserved?

We’ve been moving quite slowly recently on account of needing to stay on the River Don for another couple of weeks. We’ve got he boat booked into the Strawberry Island Boat Club in Doncaster on the 17th August for a … Continue reading

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A walk by the Don

We finally left Thorne yesterday and moved a grand total of 3 miles up the canal to Stainforth. Another glorious day and we went for a walk along the River Don and came across a gem of a Norman church … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Tapas

We went to the Canal Tavern in Thorne for lunch yesterday and ordered the Yorshire Tapas. Fortunately we had the foresight to order just one between two – this is what passes for a ‘Light Bite’ in Yorkshire!  

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Still stuck in Thorne

Gordon’s hand’s better now but unfortunately the batteries on the boat are knackered and we’re having to replace the lot. There are far worse places to be stuck though – shops, a decent pub and great weather make it quite … Continue reading

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Poor poor Gordon

He’s a little the worse for wear after an encounter with a mosquito. On the bright side, it means we’ve got to stay in Thorne on the Stainforth & Keadby Canal for an extra day or two and have time … Continue reading

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Living in a pencil box

As you can see, it’s all a bit ‘compact and bijou’ aboard Ewn Ha Cul┬ábut we seem to have more or less enough space. We certainly can’t afford to become hoarders again. No new books (other than the kindle variety), … Continue reading

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