Two Year Boat-Versary

  Crossing the Barton Swing Aqueduct     It’s our two year boat-versary today! We have calculated that we have put 931.5 hours on the engine, we have travelled for 1,365.5 miles, we have worked 988 locks and we have operated 118 swing or lift bridges! What  an experience! We […]

The Caldon Canal

      Well, we eventually made it onto the Caldon Canal! We left Barlaston on the 5th April, with a view to getting onto the Caldon on the 7th, mooring in Trentham only a short distance away and the last decent mooring spot before the section to Stoke on […]

Back to Stone

      Thought it was about time to post another update – although there isn’t much to report! With Boris announcing another national lockdown just after Christmas, and with the repairs to the alternator still ongoing, we decided we may as well stay put in the comfort of the […]

Still in Stone

  Well, Christmas isn’t going to be how we imagined it, but then it isn’t for a lot of people!   We stayed in Stone for the second lockdown and when it finished, we found that the area we were in was a Tier 3 zone, and the information from […]

The Cheshire Ring – Part One

  On Thursday, 10th September, we cruised northwards again, passing through the two tunnels, Barnton and Saltersford, and moored after another few miles at Dutton Bridge. I’d remembered seeing a conker tree there before, so Sal and I went off conker scrumping, but the tree was nearly devoid – other […]

Anderton Boat Lift (Twice!)

        We left the gorgeous moorings at Bramble Cuttings on Thurs, 13th Aug, to make our way towards the Anderton Boat Lift area – we had booked passage on the lift for Sunday 16th. We found, though, that we’d run out of water filters for our jug, […]