Hack Green Nuclear Bunker and a Radioactive Cat

200 yards from Hack Green locks moorings on the Shropshire Union canal, halfway twixt Nantwich and Audlem. Entry as of 2017 £9.25 per adult survivor. Tours available, otherwise just wander around at will. I took a really good gander and spent two hours there. Allow time to watch a 45 minute film “The War Game”…

Doing so well too right up until the last half-inch

I am speaking to you today from the bridge of H.M.S. Cardinal Wolsey, still heavily under the influence of coffee, curry and something the paramedics called “Industrial Valium”. A couple of nights ago, while the enemy was sleeping and wholly unawares (that is to say, at about ten o’clock in the morning), we slipped our…

A bridge not too far, but quite far enough (while on foot)

“On foot” is such a peculiar phrase. I rarely restrict myself to just using the one to get about. I know that two is probably an indulgence but, well, whenever I’ve tried hopping folk tell me that I just bring to mind an elderly kangaroo that has just stepped on a Lego brick, and that’s…

Morning has broken, like the first morning. Sod the Blackbirds.

Yesterday I moved my boat out of the marina and onto the canals proper. With the assistance of yonder The Bro, I moved up through the lock and a couple of hundred yards along. That is plenty for the moment, thank you, until I know more of my apex from my fundament. I haven’t spliced anything…