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Made In England
transfers from that great waterway
during times of flood.
The whole weekend was great,
beginning with the first evening
when we moored up right outside a
pub, and slept there for the night –
quality. Yep, remarkably enjoyable,
and a great way to see parts of England that millions of us don’t even
know exist. I even had go at the helm
(that’s the wheel thingy that you steer
it with) and despite planting us in the
bankside vegetation within 14 seconds, I soon got the hang of it and
even negotiated a couple of locks –
me and David Essex, we’re like that,
cuzz. It was interesting to think,
though, that a week hence I wouldn’t
be sitting by a canal filled with roach
and chub whilst supping an ale, but
sitting by a lake filled with fish twice
the size of me! Can’t wait.
Thanks for the photos, chaps. I
needed to gee you up a bit about the
Kodak competition, but now I’m getting some really good photos through
and starting to realise that it won’t be
(Top) And another editor gets in on
the act. Lewis Porter with a fine 37lb
(Left) What a lovely pair – Treena Jupe
with a 40lb IOW mirror.


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