Tuesday, 8 April 2014
Barbridge Junction, Shropshire Union
Neil the welder was tasked with finding the pole and eventually, months later, he found something and came and fixed it to the roof. Richard then made the wiring fit through the old radio aerial (not shown).
The picture above shows the aerial down and this one in the up position.
We have now been out for over a week and can say that the aerial has been a great success. We have not even bothered to use the satellite (which has become a bit flaky anyway).
Anyway, back to today. Managed to get some washing done today, though not too successful. Too many lines of moored boats and not enough electricity.
We were in Barbridge Junction by 0945 and went to catch the bus back into Nantwich. The bus was late, the wind was cold and the bus to Chester arrived. So we went to Chester. Love Chester, unfortunately the second craft shop has gone too, but there is a lovely new Chocolate shop in the big hotel.
Back at the moorings I spent 3 hours trying to update the blog with the internet connection going on and off every couple of minutes.
Fred Basset on the towpath. I wrapped some green gingham ribbon around a narrow piece of white card and stuck it to the left hand side of a white card blank. The photograph was matted onto green card and stuck on the