Self Service on the Thames

Its nice to see that British Waterways are not the only ones who can waste money through board room decsions that don’t work in practice. In the last 18 months, the Environment Agency has placed a sign at each end of every lock on the Thames to indicate whether a lock keeper is on duty. …

Not allowed into Wetherspoons at Kingston!

Friday night, stopping in Kingston should have been a pleasure, marking the last night on the Thames before heading off to the Grand Union on a very early morning tide, but this weekend was not one of the best to visit.  First of all it was Hampton Court Flower Show which meant the moorings there…

Narrowboats at Henley Regatta

On Saturday morning it seemed like a good idea to head down stream from Reading to spend another few weeks on the Thames and Grand Union so after a good stock up at Tesco we joined the crowds heading towards Henley, where we would have to pass through one of the main days of the…

A month on the Thames

Well a whole month has flown by and I do apologise for not posting anything recently. If you know me you may know why I don’t blog about the boat I call home, and if you don’t then you will just have to wonder!  Our month on the Thames has been absolutely wonderful – it…