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Gillian Lovegrove
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No room at Wallingford
No room at Wallingford
No room at Wallingford
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No room at Wallingford
No room at Wallingford
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Weekend in Abingdon
Early morning visitors A gentle day on Friday was followed by a weekend of visitors.   On Saturday Dick and Jackie Gould came a calling and we all repaired to the Nags Head for lunch.   Lovely to catch up with them after I don't know how many years.   A ful...
Weekend in Abingdon
Weekend in Abingdon
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Whee Hee...on the river proper now but where has summer gone?
Thursday Cannot believe we were sweltering this time last week.  Today it was back to 3 layers and almost needed gloves!! Osney Lock   -   Big locks now, but no hard work. Down past Christchurch Meadows and many of the university's boat houses on the left I...
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On the river at last
Add caption The moorings st the end of the canal are not the most salubrious as can be seen from the picture above.   This is just a little way back from us.  The boat, together with several other obvious long term liveaboards is moored just across from the...
On the river at last
On the river at last
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Day trip to London
The end of Paddington Basin has altered since our last visit by boat a few years ago The weather was promising to be iffy on Tuesday so we decided to stay over a day up at the end of the canal.  Since the station was so close it seems reasonable to have a l...
Day trip to London
Day trip to London
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On the move again
Not exactly a big trip today.  We had decided that if there was room just before Isis lock we would linger there for a couple of days and lo and behold there was a Petroc sized slot. We are moored opposite the two pictures above.   Is it a pipe dream or wil...
On the move again
On the move again
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Weekend in Oxford
Along the Thames path en route to The Perch pub Friday I took the bus up to Summertown.  This is definitely the upmarket end of Oxford. The shops shout it out!!!  Even the charity shops charge more for second hand books than in other places............ The ...
Weekend in Oxford
Weekend in Oxford
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and so to Oxford
Thankfully the day promises to be cooler than of late The busy A34 is the high bridge and Geoff has opened the little one for me! Not sure how effective these would be as the boat was moored in lovely shade Waiting our turn Wow....big trip today.  We didn't...
and so to Oxford
and so to Oxford
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Still sweltering
We decided on an early start on Tuesday.  We needed water and shade!! Thrupp has been a very congenial stop, the surroundings are pretty and well kept.  They have a plethora of Dog Bins which is very helpful.  Two pubs and a tea room, Sani station and a boo...
Still sweltering
Still sweltering
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