Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Gillian Lovegrove
14 followers
14 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
Homeward Bound
And so ends another season on Petroc...our 12th year.   Its been a good year, slightly too hot at times(dare I say that?) and with very few rainy days....UNTIL TODAY. We crept back onto the yard at Clifton early this morning in the pouring rain......finishe...
Homeward Bound
Homeward Bound
lovegrovesonpetroc.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Back to Petrocs winter home but not finally yet
And so back to Braunston for the weekend  as usual at the end of our season.   Saturday cooked breakfast in the Gongoozlers Rest boat and lunch for Sunday in the Admiral Nelson Saturday we had one of the wettest days this year.but we cant complain as there ...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Getting closer to Petroc`s winter home
Thanks to several comments I now understand the logic of shutting the locks overnight to save water.......allows the water to gather itself for the next day.   Also now having done the Claydon flight with lots of boats going both ways it does save a lot of ...
Getting closer to Petroc`s winter home
Getting closer to Petroc`s winter home
lovegrovesonpetroc.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Very slowly up the Oxford Canal
I blame our slow progress on this little cherub.   Our weeks are interspersed by my weekly visits down to see her. Sadly we are wending our way slow;y back to Petroc`s winter home at Clifton. However the Oxford is one of our favourite canals and so far we h...
Very slowly up the Oxford Canal
Very slowly up the Oxford Canal
lovegrovesonpetroc.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Aren`t canals narrow!!!
Isis Lock at the end of the Oxford canal. It takes a bit of acclimatising to get used to the canals after being on the Thames for so long. We lingered at the bottom of the Oxford for a day so that Geoff could take the train down for lunch with Emma and Kens...
Aren`t canals narrow!!!
Aren`t canals narrow!!!
lovegrovesonpetroc.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Back to Abingdon
On Tuesday I hopped on a bust back to Giles in Woodcote to collect something I had left behind......bus passes are great.......but some of the drivers think they are on a roller coaster round some of the country lanes!   Decide to go 3/4 of the way to Abing...
Back to Abingdon
Back to Abingdon
lovegrovesonpetroc.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Heading slowly upstream
Still travelling slowly to cater for my trips to London.   The train journeys are a little longer now so I am only going down once a week but staying 2 nights.   WE left Henley on Thursday (6th) and a rather early hour, just before 7am and decided to stop i...
Heading slowly upstream
Heading slowly upstream
lovegrovesonpetroc.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Trapped in Henley
Its just so pleasant on the moorings here, we cant seem to tear ourselves away!  Admittedly the weather is helping......not the too hot type of several weeks ago but definitely sitting out watching the world go by on the river.   I am off to London again to...
Trapped in Henley
Trapped in Henley
lovegrovesonpetroc.blogspot.com
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Onward upstream we go
We had nearly a week at Cookham and it was a great place to hide from the August Bank Holiday crowds. It wasn`t all good weather though as this heavy downpour shows On Sunday our friend Bridget came and joined us both for church in the morning and then for ...
Onward upstream we go
Onward upstream we go
lovegrovesonpetroc.blogspot.com
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded