What a difference a day makes – Arctic blue to Snowmageddon sepia #narrowboat #England #canals

Don’t you just LOVE getting out of town and back into nature?
Ian certainly does 😎

The Diesel-Electric Elephant Company.

We have moved on a tad. Just a couple of miles and four locks. It was supposed to have been a couple of miles+ and six locks, but there is, it transpires, nowhere to moor where I had planned to moor, so I stopped short.

The ropes were white but just frozen stiff rather than frozen solid, and I took this as an encouraging sign. A signe d’encouragemente, as they say. Well, no sooner had we set off than we had to do a little bit of light ice-breaking, there being a skim of ice over the water and, in later places, damned near half an inch. Tis fortunate that the Cardinal is going to have his hull re-blacked early this year, as early as I can arrange it.

Notable Benny: no other boats were harmed during this process, and it is not yet the season of…

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