Friday, 19 July 2013

back on the canals

hello all , hope you are all enjoying this lovely summer we are having , since our last post on here we have been down the River Thames and it was very enjoyable met some lovely people on our travels , below are some photos of the trip down
 Tina saw this large crayfish on our last night on K&A

 the grey building was on Grand Designs

 a lovely red kite

 all these were moored up in the middle of the Thames at Henley ready for the music festival

 table and chairs

 a big red welly
 

 red kite

 wigwams

 kingfisher near it nest

 the Royal barge Gloriana


 millson our sons mate

 Shrek

 James Bills on N.b Archimedes

 a mini stuck to side of building

 swan upping



 tug Major

 heron nest



Tuesday the 16th we heading for teddington lock  for a eta at 8am ,but we got there early and the lock keeper wave us into lock and told us to carry on steady and we get to Brentford lock for 8am the tide had not come in yet and it was really nice going down slowly ,then we got to Richmond and met the tide and the boat stopped so more revs were need , got to Brentford and the lock keeper let us through and we moored up ,next day we headed up the Grand union canal to Packet boat marina where we going to be based for the next few weeks  very nice place , now getting ready for the waterway recovery camps,

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