Time for some lazy days. I mean how many locks have we descended??? We set off around 10 this morning and got to bridge 43 – right by the A452 but handy for Sainsbury’s and PC World, where Viv bought supplies and I bought a Bluetooth keyboard respectively. Makes this typing so much easier. A nice cheese, salami milano, gherkin and lettuce sandwich – then off. Past a boat wharf and Kate Boats, then fill with water before tackling two uphill locks, yea, the first of our ascent to Birmingham. We are now moored opposite-ish the Cape of Good Hope pub. Hmm, with six beers on and a splendid menu, our evening is sorted. We have also met up with Graham & Josie on Dragonfly, I do owe them a pint for the hard work in lock sharing at Stockton.
And here’s the good selection of beers on offer: