So its now Friday, and the good news is that we are finally
able to move. !Alwalton lock is repaired. We have moved up to the lock and onto
its mooring, and then tomorrow, we have about a 5hour cruise to Elton.
It has been lovely at Ferry Meadows, with the weather being
glorious, but the dogs do not like the pontoon as they get their claws caught
up. And at the moment we are in the
process of clipping Finlays . at a rate of 1 or 2 per day. !!!
We were woken up this morning at about 6.30, with a load of
quacking and slapping of web feet on the top of Trundle. 2 mated up mallards
were breakfasting on my pansies, Shocking. !!!.
Then I watched some posturing and snorting and shoving ( no
it wasn’t Mick, this time).The swans were protecting their females and
territory. They are a bit like dodgem cars when they get hunkered down and get