Trees in the Mist

Trees Silhouetted

Doors and Windows

Doorway to my Soul

Misty Morning

Misty Morning

I was wearing trousers…

Signage

Misty Morning

View from my Boat

Hoar Frost

It’s been pretty cold on the cut (and all over Britain to be fair) just lately…in fact we’ve been iced in for almost a couple of weeks now, which is exceptionally early! The ice is already about three inches thick (or maybe a bit more by now!) and due to the moisture in the air last night we all woke up to an amazing hoar frost…

Frost


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Frost


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Frost


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Frost


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Frost


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Frost


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Frost


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Frost


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Frost

Dane & Clara

Wandering down the canal towpath to my daily haunt, the Mill Arts Centre, I was stopped in my tracks by the lovely popping sound of a Bolinder engine…below the lock in Banbury were Dane and Clara, two wooden narrowboats on their way up to Daventry. Both boats originate from the early 1900s — Dane was converted to a motor in 1929, utilizing the aforementioned 15hp Bolinder. Clara is still a butty.

After asking permission from the owners, I took a few photos as they passed through the lock.

Clara


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Clara


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Clara


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Roses and Castles on Clara


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Pigeon Box and Bolinder Exhaust on Dane


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Water Cans


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Dane Exiting Lock


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Dane and Clara


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Heading to Lift Bridge


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Through and Away