A busman's holiday

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It's been a few days since my last post — partly because we sneaked away for a weekend with the children before things get really busy. We had a lovely time even if it was something of a busman's holiday — we ended up looking round another marina and then took the children to meet Santa on a canal boat trip. The children were enthralled but I couldn't help noticing the look on Isabelle's face as we started to "talk canals" and Santa turned out to be a font of all knowledge on the history of the Cotswold Canals.

On site at the end of last week we were still undertaking our stilling test and it became very foggy. So much so when I was strolling around the site later on Friday I was rather alarmed to see what I thought might be a canal "boggot" stumbling towards me......out of the mists the creature came, a shapeless form of ectoplasm......then as it drew closer I realised it was just my project manager Mark, looking a bit pale after a nasty bout of man flu and grumbling about wet clay....

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The 2017 Audlem RNLI Festival
Janet: Mon 07 Aug

Do you have a top dog or a posh pooch? Or maybe your favourite friend has a special trick you'd love to show! If so come along to our dog show on Sunday 10th September at 11am. This year's show is once again being run by our favourite TV vet — Steve Leonard from Leonard Brothers Vets in Whitchurch and Crewe. Entry is on the day and the wonderful vets from Leonard Brothers will be on...

Boatshare Show
Janet: Tue 01 Aug

The countdown has begun to the 2017 Boatshare Show at Overwater Marina. This year's event, which is run by Boatshare4U is on Saturday and Sunday — 9th and 10th September 2017. The show, which runs in conjunction with the Audlem RNLI Festival, promises to be even better than last year with a number of boats to view, all of which have shares for sale. Most of the boats on display are managed...

The Audlem Lass supports the RNLI
Janet: Tue 01 Aug

The RNLI festival and Boat Share Show will soon be upon us so don't forget to book your tickets for the evening event with a blast from the past from Abba Re-Bjorn. We have two FREE tickets per boat for moorers and a half price offer of £7.50 per ticket for additional tickets. Numbers are limited so call or email the marina office asap if you'd like tickets. The morning of the...

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The 2017 Boat Share Show
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Audlem RNLI Festival
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