Monthly Archives: May 2014

Tidal Thames

We’ve had a couple of days off the boat as I had a dental appointment, which was miles away by car.   But were back now and on the outskirts of London. The initial plan was to go through London … Continue reading

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Windsor Horse Show.

I didn’t realise it was on when we moored up here.   It was a lot of fun.   Saw some major riders in the 6 Bar and also the Show Jumping Championships.  The 6 Bar is a straight line … Continue reading

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Things of note on the Thames

We’ve run out if internets (again) so just words tonight. Some of the things we have seen: Lots of women using little speed boats to go shopping/play dates, rather than use cars. Lots of big white cruisers, usually with open … Continue reading

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We are really loving the River Thames.    Lots of things to look at as you are moving along.   Some spectacular houses.   And I promise I’ll stop now, but Red Kites, amazing.   They are setting up the … Continue reading

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Goring, but now near Henley.

We moored overnight in Goring,  mainly because there was a mooring available.   They are a bit hard to come by on the River.   It was nice and quite.   We had a good long walk along the river … Continue reading

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The Stealth Boat

Everyone knows it as the Stealth Boat, but its name is actually MV Walhalla.  It was designed by the current owners and is their pride and joy.  

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A good day for looking into the sky.

We moved out of Oxford this morning, the mooring we were on at Osney Island was only for 72 hours.   The wind, which has been horrible all weekend, finally dropped over night.   It was a lovely day for … Continue reading

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