The long way home

Monday 8th March 2010 There’s still no bus service from Braunston on a Sunday so I had to wait until Monday morning before heading home.  It didn’t help a lot when I woke after 7am, as I was intending to get the 07:34 bus to Rugby and then train home.  But at what price? (Another…

Fosse Locks to Braunston

Sunday 7th March 2010 Another cold start to the day. This time minus 9.5 and enough to freeze the canal yet again.   I certainly broke some miles of ice today! Not much to say about the journey though, as it all went like clockwork.  I started very early and arrived at Long Itchington about 9am, just in…

Tom O’the Wood to Fosse Locks. Water everywhere!

Saturday 6th March 2010 Zulu started first time this morning.  That is the good news. The rest of the day has been very watery indeed.  I needed an early start to get through Hatton so 6:30 am it was.  Beautiful chilly morning with a lovely blue sky. Wateryness Number 1. By the time I got…

Flat batteries at Lapworth

Friday 5th March 2010 Ah well it had to happen sooner or later.  After 10 days at Lapworth Zulu has consumed every last bit of battery power and I really can’t work out why, as the isolator was off leaving only the bilge pump to drain them.  The starter battery is also isolated from the…

Hatton here I come!

I have recently been praising the power of blogging as a means of on the spot reporting, and thanks to another blogger I can rest easy that Zulu is still safely moored at Kingswood Junction having seen her photographed by John on Epiphany on Monday morning.  “On the left, a fellow bloggers boat” –  that’s…

Have you chosen Internet Explorer as your browser?

Well I feel sorry for those of you who say “What’s a browser?” or “What is internet explorer?”  I suspect a huge number of people will be saying just that this week. Microsoft have just implemented the patch to beat all patches.  It’s job – to satisfy the EU Regulators that users of Windows have…