We are in our usual spot in the Reading Gaol loop. Right at the end, tied up to the railings. The only other space was near the noisy road. Again it was a 7:00 start. Most of the day we were on our own, but we did share Fobney and Burghfield locks with a hire
9 miles 10 locks MUCH cooler today, though it was still 20°C at 7:00 am when we set off. It didn’t really change much through the day. We dropped down Hungerford lock then onto the services to top up the water. While we were watering there was a brief thunderstorm, only about 10 mins. The
8miles 14 locks A 7:00 start this morning to try to beat the heat, we failed! We had arranged to meet a former work colleague, Mike and his partner Janet in the afternoon at Great Bedwyn, but when we arrived the only available mooring was in full sun, we were roasting. Luckily a boat a
8 Miles and 4 locks Very windy again! As usual we started of just before eight o’clock. After Bradford lock Heddi topped up the water whilst I popped to Sainsburys for some shopping. The rest of the day has been fairly uneventful. The morning weather was overcast, but later the sun came out strongly again.