Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum – a visitation

While Cardinal Wolsey’s nether regions were being blacked these past few days, the bro and I took the opportunity to sodski off for a spot of sight-seeing and general trundle-aboutness. Lincoln was chosen as the base of our semi-covert operations, and Lincoln is home to the The Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum. The museum is one…

Diesel do; a swift kick in the cratch #narrowboat #england

New cratch cover, new tonneau cover, new engine wiring loom – and we started the engine too! Wow, was that ever a tense moment after all of the work! Cardinal Wolsey is now sporting his chunky new cratch cover in black canvas. Practicalities abound with this device, it helps prevent spray from leaky canal lock…

They walk among us #aliens #narrowboat #england

Well, more accurately, they wade beneath us. This passed alongside the Cardinal today, on a mission to somewhere. Probably to meet up with its fellows, and to plot the downfall of the human species. On a more prosaic note, I went for a stroll in the heat of the mid-day sun. I was forced to,…

Flying fish on the Middlewich Branch #narrowboat #england

  Wait for it… wait for it… full power now, Algernon, and … rotate. We have lift-off. Oops, now we don’t. I think that maybe you were correct about needing those “wings”, Algernon. Of course, one incentive for a fish to fly might be the huge carp that inhabit this area – it was fleeing…