This is Steve & Viv Carter's log of the trips and travails on the narrowboat Adagio – liveaboards from October 2015. "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." (Mark Twain)” firstname.lastname@example.org
Well, the wind died down a bit and the sun even peeped out for a short while, so the occupants of Adagio & their neighbours from Poppy Eyebright stepped out and encircled the reservoir – Tilly running after Toby who only had eyes for the lake! Nice cafe at the end with tea & bacon rolls!
A short trip down south to Blagdonia, staying at the wonderful George Inn in Croscombe… . .Christmas menu, lovely!
The windy weather has stopped, as has the rain – so a day out would be nice. But, where to go? Somewhere where’s there’s no mud? And dogs allowed?
Viv did her research and found this! £2 car parking but it looked good. Unusually for a reservoir, they allow dogs and they can even go in the water.
Lots of wildlife …
Time for J&P to “Name that bird!” . . there’s more to go
No bird here but a Flubber Wubber …
There’s a complete circular walk as well as many side walks too …
We did see a Martin Pescador (honest) but the blue flash was all too brief and the camera wasn’t to hand . .
Arty photos (the “toy” setting)
They have lots of bird watching platforms (just no birds) apart from my favourite water fowl – the widgeon! They have a lovely call and despite my imitation they didn’t come any closer … maybe it was the big black beast that put them off
And lastly a photo called, Spot the bird! We’re sure the orange one is a plastic one! Any ideas?