Sadly our year's cruising was coming to an end even sooner than we'd planned, as due to a couple of lock and bridge closures we needed to be at Mercia Marina by early November, a month earlier than expected. On the way down from Birmingham the signs of changing season were becoming more obvious with … Continue reading Barry’s Favourite 50 (which turned into 70!) Images from 2015 – Part 7
I'm Sorry! Just couldn't keep it down to 50 images so you have to put up with a few more ... After the Northampton festival we headed back towards the Birmingham area, which involved festivals at Netherton, then down to Huddlesford on the Coventry Canal and back up to Birmingham central for the RCTA Floating … Continue reading Barry’s Favourite 50 Images from 2015 – Part 6
Continuing back up the River Nene, we had a chance to stop at some of the places we'd missed on the way down. A note from Sandra For those who've been following recently, this post marks the end of Barry's Top 50 for 2015. He was a tad hasty however in his calculations, and has … Continue reading Barry’s Favourite 50 Images from 2015 – Part 5
We had a little time to kill before needing to be on the River Nene, so after Blisworth we took the boat down to Milton Keynes and back, picking up Josh from NZ while we were there. A few days later it was back and down the Northampton Arm, dropping Josh off at the station. … Continue reading Barry’s Favourite 50 Images from 2015 – Part 4
From the Shroppie we headed into Birmingham, then Kings Norton for another Worcester, Birmingham and Droitwich Canals Society Festival as part of their bi-centenery. There's some classic shots in this collection, the Inland Waterways of the UK are such a magnificent subject for a photographer!
Isn't it fabulous that Barry's posting his favourite images of 2015? I'm loving seeing scenes I'd forgotten about, and remembering why we've chosen this lifestyle. The Inland Waterways contain such a wide diversity of beauty, no wonder Barry's so enraptured by it (I quite like it too!). Latest news from Mercia Sitting still at Mercia … Continue reading Our winter plans so far