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John Mason
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Goodbye to Molly Rose for 2016.
Monday 19 September. Day around the boat. Tuesday 20 September. Into Hazel Grove by Bus to pick up a rental car. A bit disappointed as we ordered the smallest car available and normally are given the next size up. Not this time. We drive around the corner t...

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Pilkies Derbyshire tour
Sunday 18 september. Jim and Anne arrive at the Marina having driven down from Preston to take us on another of their tours. We head off southwest to Chapel-en-le-Frith then turn West and steadily climb through beautiful scenery to one of the high points of...

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China moves north
Friday 24 June. Diana packed up her large suitcase for her visit to Glasgow. 24kg! 8kg a day! Not quite the full story. Most of her crocker has been taken to Murray's in preparation for our departure for home from there. If we had left it till later we woul...

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Friday 24 June. Diana packed up her large suitcase for her visit to Glasgow. 24kg! 8kg a day! Not quite the full story. Most of her crocker has been taken to Murray's in preparation for our departure for home from there. If we had left it till later we woul...

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Saw the sun today
Friday 17 June. Need to hang around for a while. The sealant that John left me is a bit old and won't flow so he will pick up a new tube on his way back from Liverpool today. Dried out and prepared the area that needs the gunk in preparation for later in th...

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Work-Walk-Work
Saturday 4 June. Put the final coat of paint on Molly's tail feathers. Big improvement. walked to Whaley Bridge for lunch. Diana is back into the charity shops, say no more. Walked back to the boat and sat on the towpath enjoying the surrounds. Finished pol...

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Increase in speed
Sunday 20 September. Tonight we are in a wide bed and have access to a shower with running water. All the lights are on and the TV is going but not necessarily being watched. Tomorrow we catch the flight towards home. Farwell Northern Summer 2015. PS. An In...

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Home at Furness Vale
Friday 11 September. 5 1/2 miles. In to Marple this morning to buy the last few things on my DIY list. Diana did her favorite Marple, Charity shop. Made it back to the marina by 1600 to a welcome from members of the Furness vale Boat Club (FVBC) and others ...

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These Potteries have us in their grip
Friday 4 September. 2 miles We are off, heading to Congleton hoping to make it in time for Fish & Chips with Marian and Alan. Well that didn't happen. Moored up outside Burleigh Pottery and went in for coffee. Left Diana working her way through the factory ...

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Thursday 30 July. 0 miles. ?? op shops. Well not quite 0 miles today. we were breasted up last night and this morning the other boat wanted to move. I untied the front and pushed the bow to the other side of the canal. They slid their boat out the gap and I...
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