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Narrowboating on the Grand Union, Oxford, Coventry and Ashby canals September 2004


Dave, Ann and Richie Williams, and Val and I (Phil) had a magic week on a hire boat. We'll be back for more!

 
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Out of Braunston
Out of Braunston
Traffic
Traffic!
Sinclair Ironworks
Built by Sinclair Ironworks
Clifton Bridge
Clifton Bridge
Clifton Bridge
Anyone coming?

Even though narrowboating is said to be a contact sport, we had no trouble to speak of, no one fell in, and nothing got bent or lost overboard.


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Swans under the bridge
Swans under the bridge
Moored
Moored
Moored for the night
Moored for the night.
Not so picturesque
Not so picturesque
Hillmorton locks
Hillmorton Locks

Well, I admit to dropping the pole in, but I did get it back again.


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Val steering
Val steering
Stone bridge
Stone bridge
Ouch!
Ouch!
Lunch time
Lunch time
Sun after the rain
We had one day of rain

We had only one wet day, and we were still good friends when we got back to Braunston. Remarkable, really


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Marston Junction
Marston Junction
Hawkesbury Junction
Hawkesbury Junction
Under the motorway
Under the motorway
Sutton stop
Sutton Stop
serenity
Serenity
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    Breakfast
Breakfast
   

What would Freud have said about my obsession with these images of the boat going through the bridges?
 
 
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