• Cassiobury Park 20 - 24 July 2018

    Cassiobury Park 20 – 24 July 2018

    Cassiobury Park was recommended as a good mooring place and it is!  It’s an extensive park on either side of the canal with bandstand, cafe, childrens paddling pools and shaded walks.  It’s a long hike across the park but it […]

     
  • From Brentford 9 -19 July 2018

    From Brentford 9 -19 July 2018

    Lovely volunteers helped us up the Hanwell Flight. We moored at Norwood Top Lock in Southall. A convenient bus stop to get to the station. England Lost to Croatia, a country of only 4 million people…….. Between here and Bulls […]

     
  • Even More Tourist Adventures Part 3

    Even More Tourist Adventures Part 3

    The Water & Steam Museum Brentford       Any ten year old would love the rude bits!!! And any boy no matter what age would like the steam train The Musical Museum Brentford This was an amazing find! Made even […]

     
  • 100  Years of the RAF 10 July 2018

    100 Years of the RAF 10 July 2018

    We were in the Mall to watch We went via       From The Mall we walked to Covent Garden and Tony had a coffee and cake at the Transport Museum Then a little stroll around Merchant Square Paddington […]

     
  • More Tourist Adventures Part 2

    More Tourist Adventures Part 2

    Gunnersbury Park and Museum This is the place that Tony’s parents did their courting!  The museum has just undergone refurbishment. It was the home of the Rothschild family    The servants. Several rooms had a video featuring the Butler who […]

     
  • More tourism adventures 1-8 July 2018 Part 1

    More tourism adventures 1-8 July 2018 Part 1

    Chiswick House The facade now and earlier Eltham Palace – the 1930s home of the Coutaulds Exterior Rescue Interior the oh so smart sitting room Note the concealed door Virginias bedroom and en suite bathroom Stephens bedroom wood panelling and […]

     
  • Syon House

    Syon House

    Definitely top of my list! The exterior is quite plain but the interior is amazing. The Civil War 1642 And who is this?  i had never heard of him. Time to look him up…… Wiltshires own Phil Harding with the […]

     
  • RAF Museum Hendon 30 June

    RAF Museum Hendon 30 June

    Newly reopened the previous day by the Earl of Wessex, Tony was very keen to visit. I was keen to try and find out which plane my Grandfather would have flown in in 1918 Here is a selection of things […]

     
  • Being Tourists in London 25-29 June   2018

    Being Tourists in London 25-29 June 2018

    Arrived in Brentford Sunday mid afternoon to find there were no mooring spaces but Blue Iris, who we had previously met in Maidenhead, kindly invited us to moor alongside. We had an excellent evening with Margaret & Robert and Janet […]

     
  • Brentford  June/ July 2018

    Brentford June/ July 2018

    Brentford Visitor Moorings   As if any boater is going to walk 2.6 miles to a recycling centre! We found this one at the Brent Lea bus stop about 200 yards away Adding oxygen to the water as a spillage […]

     
 

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