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Whispers on water - a photo journal of our life on the 'cut' dedicated to keeping family and friends informed of our whereabouts.

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Drought, pollution and illegal fishing all threaten our waterways. Spotted something that looks wrong? See it, say it, save it. Call the Environment Agency (EA) Incident Hotline: 0800 80 70

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Ummmm! Delicious

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28th Jul 2011, 17:19   comments (2)

Denham Lock

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Denham Locks new floating dry dock receives its first customer.
28th Jul 2011, 17:09   comments (3)

Canal Boat Radio

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Go to Channel 16 UK on any CB radio to join in and get the ball rolling, or go to to find out more. What a great way to communicate with each other along the cut.
28th Jul 2011, 14:15   comments (1)

Yesterday Comes to a Close

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20th Jul 2011, 16:30   comments (2)

A Jurassic Wishbone?

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20th Jul 2011, 16:14   comments (3)

Here she be!

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Moored below Denham Deep lock
19th Jul 2011, 13:49   comments (2)

Streams of Life

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It's good to be back in my kind of environment.
19th Jul 2011, 13:48   comments (1)

The Stag of the Beetle World - Magnificent

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I came across this fella a couple of weeks back. After feasting on the juice of a crushed black grape he was on his way in search of a mate. Stag Beetles used to be very common when I was a kid and they could often be seen flying about on warm summer evenings. Then, I usually kept a male and female together for a couple of days before releasing them into the creviced bark of an old oak tree. It's a shame that something nature so imaginatively designed lives out of sight as a grub feeding on rotting wood for more years than the few short weeks it emerges in all its glory simply to mate and die. I've seen many lying crushed and broken having been stomped on for looking the way they do rather than left alone for being the completely harmless and magnificent creatures that they are. He brought back very fond memories of my childhood forays into the natural world of Kent.
17th Jul 2011, 17:01   comments (11)