We enjoyed our stay in Milton Keynes and we were pleasantly surprised at how clean it was- a real pleasure to cruise through it. The last few days have been great autumn cruising days through Wolverton, Cosgrove and Stoke Bruerne which was very busy as its the Village at War Weekend starting this Saturday.We had one moment of excitement as we came into our mooring below Cosgrove lock. There was a loud bang from the bow area. On investigation I discovered that one cell of the bow thruster battery had exploded. It was contained by the bow locker cover and I can only assume it had failed as it was nearly 8 years old. We are now on the last part of our trip as BB is going into dry dock at Stowe Workshop on Monday for about 10 days.
|A S M Hudson boat builder's special coming out of the Stoke Bruerne bottom lock|
|Supper tractor and seed sowing rig as we approached Stoke Bruerne.|
|Another boat caravan- they are getting more common!|
|Another good play on words|
|Bridge on a rope-engineers preparing to replace bridge 78 Giffard Park Milton Keynes|