Following a lazy Tuesday morning we set off up the 11 locks in the Wilmcote flight. There was a longer pound before the final three so we stopped for lunch. In the end we spent a few hours there as Karen wanted to bake some cakes and a couple of quiches to make sure there were no perishables left on the boat when we leave it for a few days at the end of the week. As usual, I had no cause for complaint.
We completed the final three locks in the late afternoon and moored just before Wilmcote. I noticed a plastic cruiser adrift in front of us and pulled it in with a boat hook. Fortunately the pins were still attached to its lines so I knocked them back in. I posted a message on various Facebook groups (as is the norm when people rescue a boat) so hopefully the owner will return soon. The trouble with pins is that when boats go by too fast the pins have a tendency to pull out if they have not been secured correctly.
Only a couple of photographs today as we are returning up the stretch we covered a week or so ago but I took a picture of one of the bridges that typify the Stratford canal just to remind ourselves how much we have enjoyed it.
I also saw this posted earlier today and it rather tickled me as it appeals to my sense of humour.
This is our evening view out of the front.