Tuesday, 28 April 2015

At the Tame Otter

Today has been a hard and bad tempered day. I have been virtually out of commission because I've hurt my back, being in pain does not improve my temper. Ray has been having a 'bad day' as he puts it. This involves constant misjudgments which are never his fault. any suggestion from me that we stop, that I give him a break or anything else is met with 'I'm fine'. When he trashed our chimney by going through a bridge too close to the offside I lost my temper. Oh dear.

Anyway we are safely moored at the Tame Otter, if I wasn't aching, tired and skint I would suggest a pub dinner. Cheese on toast would do me but as I have defrosted some fish I better cook it!

We don't have far to go tomorrow which is good because there is rain forecast

Today we traveled 15.7 miles, 3 locks and 1 swing bridge

This year we have traveled  123.6 miles, 125 locks, 1 swing bridge and 4 tunnels

In 2014 we traveled 425 miles, 334 locks, 2 swing bridges,17 lift bridges and 23 tunnels

In 2013 we traveled 459.1 miles, 434 locks, 7 swing bridges, 15 lift bridges and 31 tunnels

In 2012 we traveled 876.9 miles, 675 locks,  55 swing bridges, 22 lift bridges and 31 tunnels

In 2011 we traveled 461.4 miles, 444 locks, 3 swing bridges, 34 lift bridges and 15 tunnels

During 2010 we traveled 740.3 miles, 642 locks, 53 swing bridges, 4 lift bridges and 25 tunnels

Since Ray retired we have traveled 3075.7 miles, 2654 locks, 121 swing bridges, 92 lift bridges and 129 tunnels

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