Had NO internet or TV coverage last night so two days travelling to catch up on.Stayed Wednesday night at Spark Bridge on the Rufford, went to Janet and Peter Royle's for dinner,Peter being the chef, excellent food and great host's made for a top night,thanks. Headed off Thursday bout 11am in clear skies and rising temperatures. By the time we reached the Rufford Junction a fair old sweat had been worked up doing locks. Parked up for the night at Parbold. Up earley this morning on the move by 9am, another pleasant day but not as hot as the previous, made Wigan and have parked opposite CRT along with 4 others. The last two days seeing a lot of boats on the move.
First bridge of the day and it's a manuel swing for pedestrian traffic in the wilds..Leonies turn..
Entering a lock with the" Paint It Black" tee-shirt
Go The Mighty ALLBLACKS...
Leonie picked up some hitch hikers, gave Mum, Dad and young Jamie a ride between locks,was ok as we got a hand and it was getting very warm.
Moored at Parbold.
Don't mention the War........ (ps, told you i'd find you a bach Jo...)
Bloody winds got up tonight,retied the moorings twice, off down the Bridgewater canal tomorrow.