Not staying overnight, just a quick visit to make sure that all is OK in the current cold weather. It was back November when we were last here and I set the background heater on quite low. So I have turned it up a bit to deal with the winter temperatures. The canal is frozen,
Friday 27th We thought that we would have a weekend onboard to make sure everything was OK, do a bit of winter preparation, and also fit in some Christmas shopping. About 6 o’clock on Friday we arrived to a very cold, and slightly damp, boat. I lit the fire, turned on the central heating and
As we wanted to be away fairly early on Friday morning we moved up into the basin during the morning. Then after lunch we went for a walk over Hartlebury Common. We set off down the riverside path then croosed over the A4025 onto the common. Each time we venture onto the common we seem
We left Worcester after breakfast and arrived at Stourport about midday. After a bit of shopping and a light lunch we walked to Bewdley along the riverside path. It’s a lovely walk of about four miles. The weather was perfect, so warm in fact that we needed an ice cream when we arrived in Bewdley.
Shopping again today to buy the things that we saw on the exploratory trip yesterday. Walked to Cafe Rouge for a meal in the evening, paid for with Tesco vouchers. There were only about half a dozen tables occupied, and all the ones that we saw pay also used Tesco vouchers. Good old Tesco!
We had arranged to meet Teresa & Lindsay at Wolverley. They are staying in the nearby caravan park for the weekend. Unfortunately the M5 was even more clogged up and slower than usual so it was rather late by the time we arrived in Kidderminster. I had worked out that we needed to leave the