Friday, 18 February 2011

Braunston to Anstey

Tuesday 15/02/2011
Stayed at Braunston as mum and dad came to see us today , was good to see them and show them our new boat and share a bottle of bubbly with them. went for a meal at the mill house nice meal then on way back to the boat mum slipped up and broke her ankle ,we had the air ambulance come for her and two other ambulance’s. Mum was taken to Coventry hospital, we went with dad to make sure she was ok mum stayed there the night, and the was taken home on thursday  (hope mum gets well soon),

(photos not in order sorry )

mum ,tina and colin

bridge near Rugby

tina and colin with a glass of bubbly

Dad ,Tina and colin

bridge painting

tunnel lighting


mooring at Ansty

mooring at rugby

view from bedroom window 
                                  Wednesday 16th
Nice sunny start we got started about 9.10  headed north  up the Grand Union canaland then onto the oxford canal going north  towards Rugby , stopped for lunch just before Hillmorton locks set of 3 single locks nice area , we carried on and moored up just pass bridge 68 ,lovely day very enjoyable .

Thursday 17th
Left mooring around 9, filled up with fuel and water Tina went to Tesco 
We done 10 miles today went trough a small tunnel which had colour lighting , over a couple of small aqueduct , most of the bridges near rugby  have been painted and look good
 Moored over night near a village called Antsy

1 comment:

  1. Hi

    Photos look lovely - like the canal lights one! Very arty! Hope to see a pic of a Kingfisher soon! x


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