Sunday, 7 June 2015

on the Kennet and Avon canal

Yes at last we are out and about  it is good to be out on the cut again and we really enjoying the K&A

we have seen some old friends and met new ones ,

as usual I have been busy with my camera and took some nice photos
 this is a sculpture  in Newbury called Ebb and Flow  



 old sign

 looking back to Newbury

 very old ground paddle


 Fred the horse  

  fire at Kintbury rubbish bins

 nearly out

  boats moored up at Kintbury

 more boats moving

 sundial on the side on Kintbury church

 Kingfisher

 waiting for lock to go up

 Blue tit feeding her young  the nest is inside the stones


 Fred resting after pulling boat up from Kintbury to Hungerford

 Emma on top of the horse draw boat

 friends from ham marina


 Barn owl at Great bedwyn








 swan at night

 Crofton beam engine

 

Sunday, 26 April 2015

winters over

hello all , yes we are moving again, it has been a long winter and we are glad to be moving again still no plans yet were we will be heading but for May we will be around Thatcham .    this winter we have had some work done on the boat , had new battery bank fitted , new webasto heater fitted and a new cratch cover

 this is our new battery bank




 for people who want to know which batteries we have had fitted    

 our nice new webasto diesel water heater


 this is our new cratch cover it was made by Kinver canopies  very good service and price  well made  

we are going to get them to do our rear cover this autumn
 
this summer we are going to do two weeks working on the Chesterfield canal with waterway recovery group below are some link that you may wish to take a look at , and if you have ever thought about doing some volunteer work  waterway recovery group are always looking for more  come and join us  
 
 

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