Wednesday, 3 July 2013

West Cornwall Pasty Company

We left our overnight mooring  and made our way down the  five Claydon locks. One pound was very low and several boaters warned us that lock twenty would be difficult to set someone ashore to do the gates. We heard of a lady that was in the water re- attaching her rudder as it caught on the sill going into the lock. On this occasion we didn't encounter any problems other than scrapping the bottom in a couple of places.

The sill of a lock gate




Diggers working on Cropredy Marina .
I took this just because I liked the colours.



Another Historical boat moored in a winding hole?



Sues hand on hip hurry up Andy stance.

We stopped in Banbury for supplies and a lunch of Cornish Pasties from West Cornwall Pasty Company . We have moved two miles south of Banbury and moored in a nice spot by bridge 172 although we can here the M40 it is not too obtrusive. Sue is fishing as I write this and is reeling them in one after the other.



Congratulations to Carol x






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