Canal Date 25th March 2010
Travels 8.5 Miles
OS Ref SO 950 918
We spent a day in
It certainly has changed. I don’t think that the word “Improved” should be used just changed! I doubt that you see the phrase “as pretty as Brum” come into everyday talk. It’s full of people, all looking rather glum and all in a rush to somewhere else.
I have dried out and the pain has now subsided in my right leg following my impromptu swimming adventure so time to continue.
The weather forecast said that it would be dry in the Morning and rain in the afternoon so we set off at first light (about 9.30) and headed for the
This leg of our journey was worrying me a bit. I have been told all sorts of horror stories relating to the B.C.N. varying form just being stoned by our youths (Bless them all) to being fully killed to death.
We they were all wrong, nothing bad happened at all. No dead bodies floating in the cut, No gangs of drug crazed hoodies with guns, nothing but a nice quiet, tranquil trip through some pleasant countryside interspaced with a little bit of industrial heritage here and there. We only saw one other boat moving all day.
A good day.
We arrived at the Museum by mid afternoon, just before the afternoon rain started.
See, the weatherman is right sometimes.
We are moving on through
I do hope my motley crew perform well!