Father went up the Limpopo, Mother went up the wall – I’m going up the Llangollen #narrowboat #England

Go Narrowboating they said
It’ll be FUN they said
(Part 1) 😳

The Diesel-Electric Elephant Company, England.

Dash it all, Doris, a chap has to do what a chap has to do. If what a chap has to do includes invading Wales in a 57′ narrowboat floating on just about an inch of water then so be it. Full steam ahead, Mr Floggemall-Senseless, and damn the torpedoes.

TV Newscast Photo Effect: https://www.tuxpi.com/photo-effects/fake-newscast The Llangollen is indeed a most picturesque canal

The Llangollen Canal lays plausible claim to being England’s most scenery-infested canal, and while not the busiest in absolute terms it is populated from source to estuary by a single, vast shoal of insane, explorer-eating piranha tourists. The canal was completed at about four-thirty pm in the afternoon, in the days when scraggy-arsed urchins knew their place in society and when thruppence bought an acre of land suitable for the growing of cardoons, medlars and nasturtium tubers. History tells us the canal was built by William Jessop, Thomas Telford and Bert Scroggins…

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2 thoughts on “Father went up the Limpopo, Mother went up the wall – I’m going up the Llangollen #narrowboat #England

  1. After some time on the Llangollen I can begin to understand why Father went up the Limpopo… it is ever so slightly insane (for a canal) with everyone rushing headlong to be somewhere else! I think that I shall join Mother, halfway up the drawing room wall. 😉

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