Colin's back!

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He's in exactly the same spot, on the end of the re-fuelling bay, spending the day doing a bit of fishing, then stretching his wings out to dry them off — not much hope of that in this weather though! It's a really dull, damp day — not raining, but then not quite dry — a real November day and as someone just informed me — only four and a half weeks until Christmas (AGHHHHHH!) I'm feeling in rather a reflective mood at the moment. This time last year I had just walked (well probably best described as" staggered through the mud") down the marina basin, knowing it would be the last chance I had before the water started to go in.

At the time I felt a bit sad — I liked it without the water. That didn't last long — everyday day the water level increased my excitement grew — at the time I thought it couldn't look more fantastic. Of course I was wrong, and horribly naive — a year on and we have a beautiful site with grass instead of mud and an amazing array of boats. I can't believe how full the marina looked this morning when I walked down. I feel immensely proud and incredibly humble at the same time — proud that we've got this far, and humble because I now realise that, despite all the hard work during the construction period, it is the boats and the people which "maketh the marina".

Further reading

The Audlem Lass
Janet: Mon 05 Mar 12:43pm

The Audlem Lass Boat Service returns to Overwater from Good Friday, 30th March 2018. Operating every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday until the end of October the service provides a wonderful way to take a trip to the village of Audlem. The service is run by a fantastic group of volunteers who are always looking out for new members. If you like messing about on the water and would love to...

Janet: Mon 05 Mar 12:37pm

Day Star theatre is bringing a new performance back to their home village of AudlemThe Last Run (2018) is the latest Day Star Theatre production. DayStar theatre are based at the Bottom Lock in Audlem and have been performing "for a good number of years...." A Day Star Theatre Comedy -- The Last Run (2018)A retired journalist enlists an ex colleague to help him track down an old...

vicar of dib
Janet: Mon 05 Mar 12:33pm

It may be cold outside but Audlem Methodist Church warmly welcomes you to enjoy their production of the Vicar of Dibley when curtains open next Wednesday 7th March for a four-night run.This production of the classic TV programme will be performed by a cast of talented young thespians supported by a lovely choir, bringing a range of rock and pop to be enjoyed by the audience. Royalties from...

Marina News

The Audlem Lass
The Audlem Lass Returns!
Mon 05 Mar 12:43pm
The Last Run - Day Star Theatre
Mon 05 Mar 12:37pm
vicar of dib
The Vicar of Dibley
Mon 05 Mar 12:33pm
London Boat Show 2018
Marina of the Year Awards 2018
Thu 18 Jan

Janet's Blog

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