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Water Forces Move

Water forced us from our lovely Higher Poynton mooring in the end. The tank couldn’t have had much left although other than a few initial care… 217 more words

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It was nice to wake up to the roof cracking in the heat. The drop down to Uppermill is packed with views, a few boats moving up for their tunnel bookings meant a couple of locks in our favour but left long they soon leak empty. 137 more words

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Walking In The Rain

Diggle end of the Standedge Tunnel has delivered some crazy weather. With leaden skies, lightning cracks and rolling thunder the moors have looked dark and menacing.   241 more words

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King Of The Mountains

The stretch from Slaithwaite to Marsden is spectacular as the moors rise all around. Sitting in the last but one lock before Marsden, a car stopped and a lady appeared with her camera, explaining she’d seen us on the river in York and was pretty surprised to catch us in her home village too. 541 more words

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Down't Pit

Ramming and shoving like mad we still couldn’t cram the boat into Lock 6 of the Huddersfield Broad without taking a fender off. In what seemed like no time quite a gathering had appeared, slightly disappointed to realise nothing catastrophic was going down they happily hung around, chipping in with helpful suggestions. 303 more words

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