Thursday, 22 May 2014
Always read the small print
Yesterday we moved up from Apsley to Berkhamsted.
- or The Port of Berkhamsted as some style it.
Please note the nice shiny blacking and the bright red and white tunnel bands on Gecko. A lot of effort went into achieving this finish.
We met only four boats in as many hours.
At Winkwell swing bridge we had to wait for C&RT who were repairing the bridge after it had again been hit by a boat. This occurs so frequently there ought to be a flashing orange light or something. It would be cheaper than constantly repairing it.
At the penultimate lock of the day - the twelfth - my sharp-eyed wife , always seeking to please me pointed out that there was free beer at the Rising Sun.
Her more worldly-wise hubby reminded her to read the small print. What the sign actually says is: