Ahem, cue the obligatory moan about the rain… But wait, the bloody suns only gone and come out! And on our blimmin’ ‘day off’. Thank you very much. I celebrated by getting away from all the testosterone on the boat and having my self a day of being a girl.(Read More)
So, with a little help from our new friends Pete and Chrissie yesterday, we made it to Osney, near Oxford. That was as far as we would go it transpired as, well basically, the water was flowing faster down stream to us than the speed we could travel forwards, so we wouldn’t have gone anywhere.(Read More)
What a great day! Following the fantastic gig last night at the Boathouse in Wallingford, featuring Lloyd Langford, Simon Feilder, Phil Nichol, Nicola Redman, and last but my no means least , Tim Fitzhigham, - we encountered an early morning start in the town centre.(Read More)
Henley shenanigans, injured swans and, oh yes…some rain.
Well, sorry for neglecting the written blog for a couple of days, I’ve been hobnobbing in Henley dahling. With some expert maneuvering we moored up very close to the floating stage at the festival and settled in for a bit of poshing it up.(Read More)
Well, yesterday was our first long day of boating, 18.5 miles with 10 locks and, you know what? It went ok. Tiredness towards the end of the day slightly affected my judgment and we did a bit of lovely ‘through the overhanging trees’ driving. We nearly crashed into the bank!(Read More)
This is it folks. After months and months of strategic planning, preparation, organization, boat finding, license obtaining, banner making, gig planning, and crew finding; Tall Tales from the Riverbank, on our boat ‘Meggie’, is about to launch.(Read More)