Category Archives: Foxglove

Night at the Museum

We spent last night and most of the day moored at the lower basin at Ellesmere Port. We really felt at home amongst all the boats there. It was like being at the heart and soul of the waterways. This … Continue reading

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Museum Piece

I know they keep old artefacts in museums so I thought I would “take Roy” along To Ellesmere Port today. Arrived this afternoon and for the first time I had to double moor up, with perfection may I add. They … Continue reading

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Chester

We decided to stay put today and have a wander around Chester.Walked past the dreaded Northgate ‘Scarecase’ Locks. The water was still flowing over the gates in the middle lock as the water levels are still high. Not a boat … Continue reading

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Niagra Falls

I will get to the tile of the blog in a bit but I need to back track. We spent yesterday at Tattenhall marina where we replenished our food cupboards, did lots of washing, drying, cleaning and the one thing … Continue reading

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Friendly Fisherman

Today has been fantastic. Even though I got soaking wet as the rain didn’t give up for most of the day, it has been fab!! We had good banter with these fisherman today as we passed them. Whiskey and sandwiches … Continue reading

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It had to happen!

Well one day it did definitely have to happen… and today was that day…we got rained on!From the moment we moored up yesterday I don’t think it stopped raining most of the night. Had a lovely surprise last night as … Continue reading

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Did We Get a Soaking?

Well it rained and rained and rained last night. Heard there was flooding back in Stoke. Due to the severe weather we couldn’t get any signal last night for phones or internet so yesterday’s blog wasn’t published till this morning … Continue reading

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This Little Piggy Went to Market.

Yes, that is me, the little piggy. Off I went with the other piggy (Roy) into Market Drayton, whilst the other little piggy (Wish) stayed at home (the boat). It was good to get off the boat because I absolutely … Continue reading

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Ups & Downs

There were lots of embankments and cuttings today. There was luscious green foliage everywhere you looked and very muddy towpaths also which one brave dog owner decided to walk through. Sunny hats were required but also wellies for any towpath … Continue reading

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The Calm After The Storm

Well we were very lucky yesterday because not long after we moored up we had thunderstorms and lightning. It cooled everywhere down which was good. It said on the weather forecast that it was going to rain again today… not … Continue reading

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