Monthly Archives: July 2013

…and back again

The weather was still glorious as we left Bedford and headed back towards Great Barford. At Bedford Lock we met The Artful Dodger from Danish Camp. If you look a bit more closely you’ll see they have a very unusual … Continue reading

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Great Barford to Bedford

Great Barford is a picture perfect riverside village best known for its pub… … and its (at least partially) early fifteenth century bridge. Also the residents aren’t short of a bob or two. This one arrived home via helicopter. As … Continue reading

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My Official 60th Birthday

As I’ve had more than birthday celebrations than the Queen I thought I’d better get a photograph taken in a suitably regal pose! It was a surprisingly comfortable chair carved from a tree stump in Holt Island Nature Reserve in … Continue reading

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Cambridge again

From St Ives you can catch the ‘guided bus’ to Cambridge so, last Saturday, we gave it a go. I must admit I thought it was a bit higher tech than it actually proved to be. I was imagining some … Continue reading

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Gordon saves the day!

We’ve been moored on a wonderfully quiet GOBA mooring while I’ve been finishing off some stained glass roundels for my friend Leanne. They’re going to be installed in the risers of her stairs with lights behind them. Lets hope she … Continue reading

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Keep right on to the end of the lode

Having spent yesterday moored up at Upware enjoying the weather, drinking wine and listening to the tennis we moved on today and decided to go up Reach Lode. There are three lodes that meet at Upware and we’d already travelled … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wicken Lode

Our life aboard Ewn Ha Cul is pretty relaxed at the best of times but the last couple of days have been even more so with our trip up Wicken Lode off the River Cam into the National Trust Nature … Continue reading

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