The water shortage meant that some of the pounds were very low and it's only going to get worse if we don't get some rain. Can it rain between 10pm and 6am please? The River Bulbourne at Berkhamsted is completely dry and has been for some time by the look of it.
|If this was a river in Africa there would probably be a drought appeal|
Spring has definitely sprung, the willows and hawthorn are in leaf and the rest of the trees have leaf buds swelling. Swans are nesting and ducks are doing what ducks do in the spring.
Tomorrow will be a slightly lazy day as we will move up to Cowroast ready to cross Tring summit on Saturday.
Today we travelled 4.5 miles, 14 locks and 1 swing bridge.
So far this year we have travelled 30.4 miles, 50 locks and 1 swing bridge
In 2011 we travelled 461.4 miles, 444 locks, 3 swing bridges, 34 lift bridges and 15 tunnels
During 2010 we travelled 740.3 miles, 642 locks, 53 swing bridges, 4 lift bridges and 25 tunnels.
Since Ray retired we have travelled 1232.1 miles, 1136 locks, 57 swing bridges, 38 lift bridges and 40 tunnels