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Guest post – Theo Whitehead

Well, this was only my second time ever on a boat (the first being a lake ferry on Lake Constance) and Mum & Dad had been talking about this “narrowboat” thing, so, of course, I was keen to see what

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Guest post: David Walker

A poem written on the occasion of Felucca’s passage along the tidal Thames, entitled: “The Anxious Pa Song” 3 Cheers for Them! For Tom and Em (Why what did they do?) I thought you knew; They’re brilliant at Navigation! 3

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Guest post: David Walker

Press release from Further Education Lectures (University of Cambridge Canals’ Association) No. 35.     Anal Retention in the Canal Dimension The world of cod psychology was shaken to its foundations recently with the emergence of a new phobia – fear of

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Guest post – Sophie

[Ed’s note: written over a week ago, half-way through her stay with us, but only posted now because of a perfect storm of poor internet reception and sloth. Sorry Sophie!] I am two-thirds of the way through my week aboard

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Guest post: Nick W & Katie P

A couple of weeks back, Nick and Katie visited .  As well as putting in some back-breaking hours on the Wigan locks and joining us for some jolly good food and drink, Katie took some smashing photos.  Here they are.

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Guest post: Nick Soulsby

[Ed’s note: Today’s post comes to us from the letters N.A.S. and the number 1.] Given the average speed of a canal boat still, 100 years after the horse-drawn era, doesn’t stretch much beyond that of a strolling pony, it’s perhaps

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