Black Swans on the Thames

I’m delighted to find two pairs of Black Swans on the Thames at Reading this year, and already one pair has four cygnets. Spring is in the air.

Andante – my old boat

Thanks to Sarah on Warrior for pointing out that narrowboat Andante has once again appeared on the market.  Andante was my first narrowboat which I sold to Sarah several years ago.  Now renamed Saxon and looking very smart indeed, with yet another new colour scheme, lots of new kitchen and bathroom fittings and now a new engine too,…