Help - I can't get out!

Home » Blog » Help - I can't get out!

I came to work today on a slightly unusual mode of transport — in fact there can't be that many people who get there by a rather large (4 steps!), rather dirty and extremely bumpy green and yellow tractor — well actually round here there probably are quite a few people who get to work that way, but maybe not so many with an office job! I didn't drive it myself — I got a lift with Angus. I can drive it myself but tend to avoid it ever since I got stuck on the yard. It wasn't that I couldn't drive it — it was more that I couldn't get out of it! There I was, sat in the tractor, desperately trying to get the door open and the catch just wouldn't budge. In the end, after 15 minutes of trying I gave up and started calling — by the time I'd tried Angus and both of the Paul's with no success I was getting pretty desperate — in the end it was Richard who came to my rescue and who managed, very gallantly to let me out with only the odd snigger or two.

On the Marina front we are busily preparing for our annual trip to Crick. If you're there do pop into the Kingfisher tent and say hello — it really does make a difference to see a face you know when you've been stood on the stand all day. Later on in June we are hosting Safety Afloat Sunday — a waterways safety festival which is being organised by the Audlem Lass team. It's free admission so come along and join us for a fun day out all in aid of the RNLI. Check out the poster in the Marina Reception for all the things which will be going on!

Further reading

beer, pub, drink, ale, inn, alcohol
Janet: Mon 16 Oct

Join us for a fun filled Halloween Karaoke on Saturday 28th October from 7.30pm in Cafe at Bridge 80. All welcome — bring your own drinks and nibbles. There will be a prize for the best...

The Audlem Lass supports the RNLI
Janet: Sat 14 Oct

Need Christmas cards? The RNLI fundraising stand will be at Overwater on Saturday 4th November from 10am to 4pm with a wide range of cards and...

MOTY 2018 - UK Inland Poster
Janet: Tue 10 Oct

If you love Overwater as much as we do please VOTE for us in the TYHA Marina of the Year Awards! Voting is easy — simply Click HERE to visit the Marina of the Year Awards Website and click on VOTE NOW! Voting Closes 31st October...

Marina News

beer, pub, drink, ale, inn, alcohol
Halloween Karaoke Night
Mon 16 Oct
The Audlem Lass supports the RNLI
RNLI Xmas Cards for sale
Sat 14 Oct
MOTY 2018 - UK Inland Poster
VOTE for Overwater
Tue 10 Oct
Bridge 80
Winter Stoppages
Tue 10 Oct

Janet's Blog

Ash lodge decking
What a view
Sun 01 Oct
Grebe
Goose rescue
Tue 01 Aug
Overwater 2016
Pedalling around
Mon 01 May
Spring 2017
The strangest month!
Sat 01 Apr