Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Nearly back to Newbury

well the last 6 months have flow pass , but we have a good time and seen lots of new places and lots of  interesting place , and met lots of new and old friends on the way  hello again from us


well since last post from the Ashby we have travel down the Coventry canal onto the north oxford and then onto the south oxford canal and then onto the River Thames we done 112mile and 52 locks
and we got 26 miles to go and 22 locks so anyone local that got a spare day like to do some lock wheeling let us know 
below are some photos of the last couple of weeks
 some funny photos from Charity wharf  






 this Bridge on the oxford canal was re build by Waterway recovery Group

 this is a old shepherds caravan as seen on BBC country file

 and another one

 bird of prey

 now this cow was walking up and down the railway and the trains had to slow up 

 going very slow I wonder how late it made everyone

 then the  men in hiviz came and got the cow back into a field

 saw these ducks not sure what they are called


 very nice Church spire

 Canadian Geese on there way to Egypt   did you know they never go to Canada

 nice old house

 Wallingford Church

 helicopter flying low over us  

 Art deco house  

 wide beam Still Rockin'  they use to have a narrow boat called Rock and Roll  http://wbstillrockin.blogspot.co.uk/


we moored up at Pangbourne meadows  we moor there in April and took some photos of them doing the Whitchurch Toll Bridge 
well Yesterday they opened it  only cost £5.6 million including VAT and this is a over spend £1.2milllion including VAT  not bad I am not sure when it was to be opened but I no it late
 this was taken in April

 
the new road

 the Iron work looks like the old bridge

 toll House


 only one day left to go over the bridge free

 

1 comment:

  1. Hi guys hope all is well in Nebury. How many winter moorer's this year? Are you both working? How many boats 'trapped' by lock closure and are they same as 'trapped' last year by flow,! Where you cruising in 2015. All best wishes QIsma Crew

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