On hearing the sad news we thought we ought to put some miles under the belt today to make life easier tomorrow, so now we are at Drayton on the Birmingham and Fazeley where there is water under the boat. Yes, after days of slow progress and inaccessible bank sides, we descended Glascote Locks to discover where all the water has dropped down to. Not only from the Coventry canal but from the lofty heights of Birmingham. Suddenly the channel seems full and the boat speeds along on less revs.
Today it has been Really Windy. Our passage past the bijou back gardens of the good people of Tamworth was only achieved without a multiple pile up beause there were hardly any other boats moving.
I suspect that we may have seen the last of this amazing heatwave we've been
I'm a lucky guy.