Back to the marina

It was a very noisy night with the wind howling. The plan was to chug down to Anyho as we have a table booked at the Great Western Arms. But the weather today is cold and windy and tomorrow is forecast for much worse. So we decided to go back to the marina today and

Banbury

Here for a few days with our eldest grandaughter Becca. It’s very chiily but we decided to go for it anyway. Through Cropredy lock by 13:00 and moored up at Castle Quay Banbury at ¬†15:00. Heddi and Becca went for a mooch around the shops whilst I lit the fire and unpacked. The evening was

Cropredy

Down through the lock, winded just past the ‘Tramway’ moorings, up though the lock again to moor up for a cooked breakfast. Back to the mooring and left for home at 2:15.

Banbury

We reversed up to the services and did a pumpout first thing, but still managed to be away by eight o’clock. The weather is bright and sunny, but cold. Frost overnight with quite a bit of ice on the roof first thing. A very pleasant chug down to Castle Quay in Banbury. The day was

Service

We arrived yesterday afternoon after a beautiful ¬†drive up across the Cotswold in glorious autumn sunshine. We had arranged for Clive Mant to service the engine today. He arrived at 9:30 and didnt leave ’til 1:40 and did a really thorough job. It was too late to set off after he had finished as it