A short and slightly scary stay in Handsacre …

Since early October we’ve been successful in our choice of fourteen day moorings. Until this week …

Actually that’s not strictly accurate. The moorings, as always, are Barry’s choice. Not mine. So the ‘we’ is stretching the truth a little. Geography, especially of the UK Inland Waterways, is not one of my strengths.

Handsacre appeared to be the closest location to our Lichfield based Calendar Club shop, according to Barry. Sadly in practice it’s been the worst location so far for us. Nothing against the place. But … Continue reading


Sun in the south and snow in the north

It’s hard to imagine a more striking contrast than the differing weather Barry and I are currently experiencing.

In Gisborne, NZ, the temperature is in the high twenties, in the midlands in UK, I believe it’s hitting a number of minuses. Barry sent me a few snowy shots so I thought I’d share them here … Continue reading