Here we are on Herbie ready to set off tomorrow morning. The bankside gardens here at HighLine are very pretty at the moment and a strong perfume of honeysuckle pervades the pathway down alongside the boats. When we arrived this evening Lady Elgar was back moored against us after Geoff and Laura's three week journey round the Thames ring. After a debriefing of the juicy bits of news we retired to our respective boats for the night.
In the morning we'll move together down to the winding hole to turn the boats around and then we'll head off for our trip while LE nestles back into her proper slot which we have been occupying in her absence. We'll be happy to let LE go in front because the canal here is very weedy at the moment, so with a bit of luck she'll clear a path for us.
We're really looking forward to this trip not only because we need a break from family duties but also because we'll be breaking new ground (well water anyway). Stay tuned folks.