Doing the laundry (written with the non-boater in mind)
|"Fisher Price" Washing machine tucks behind shower.|
|It is an effective. but small, twin tub.|
Some boaters have proper automatic washing machines, and tumble driers, but we like to keep it simple - we also don't have much space for large pieces of equipment.
|Normally it is hidden away like this.|
The washing is hung up on an airer, and on one of those spider like devices - depending upon the temperature, and the humidity it can be dry in anything from a few hours, to several days.
Today's journey - not about laundry
|The former stop lock at Stretton|
Alan did most of the steering early in the day, then I took over as we went onto the Coventry canal.
|Tethered horses graze the tow-path at Ansty.|
|Hawkesbury - also known as "Sutton Stop"|
Brinklow to Hartshill
Miles: 16.3, Locks:1
Total Miles: 99.2, Locks: 40
|The stop lock here only has a fall of about six inches.|
|Preparing to make 180 degree turn from Oxford to Coventry canals|
And now the inevitable pictures of Odin, who continues his steady recovery......