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