Those magnificent men in their flying machines – and a(nother) sunset #narrowboat #England #offgrid

WARNING – Ian takes some photos of dusky beauties 😱

The Diesel-Electric Elephant Company, England.

Why watch television when you can watch the sky? I don’t mean ‘…watch the sky…’ in some “X Files” way, I mean just simply watch it. You couldn’t pay to have a show such as this one put on, and yet it’s all there for free. Just before dusk today I rolled myself out of my slightly damp, slightly musty-smelling hammock and manoeuvred myself into a stood standing position on the Cardinal’s quarter-deck. The effort was …rewarded.

1P1110825 Sunset in October over Bridge 4, Middlewich Branch, Shropshire Union Canal.

Bridge 4 is in there, it’s just buried in that shadow.

Our local star was – well, I was about to say ‘dipping under the horizon’ but in this day and age there are, like as not, folk having been “educated” in modern schools out there who would take me literally and be comfortable in the notion that the Sun revolves…

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