Braunston to Long Buckby

Here we sit on the Grand Union Canal close to the the top of the Buckby Lock flight (only 7 locks) which we will tackle tomorrow. Given that today’s weather forecast was for showers, rain and thunderstorms we only moved a small way this morning and have positioned ourselves for good progress when the weather…

Oxford to Thrupp 1/7/14

We have finally left the busyness of the Thames River and entered the more serene and very narrow Oxford Canal. Soon after setting off from Abingdon on Saturday, the heavens opened up and we undertook the journey to just below Oxford in very rainy conditions.In between locks Bron was trying to get the washing done…