Big days from Birmingham to Burton Floating Market 

We had our seven-year-old grandson for a sleep-over while in Birmingham last weekend. I’d taken the train to Shrewsbury on Saturday to meet him and Lisa and bring him back – and the opposite on the Sunday.

We walked to the ThinkTank Science Museum in the afternoon and had tremendous fun in their Science Garden – and it’s free from 3pm to 5pm daily. They even had a model canal lock to play with.

Barry displayed his cards on Saturday, but sadly had no takers – so we had a rest day on Sunday and moved to Sherborne Wharf. Moored near the Cube and Mailbox was rather noisier than normal. Continue reading


Approaching the Dog and Doublet

Here’s the first in a daily series of photos from Barry of our recent journeys – trying out a new scheduling tool …

Arriving at the location of our September 2009 wedding held on the roof of our previous narrowboat ‘Northern Pride’
Approaching the Dog and Doublet