I'm singing in the rain...

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It's raining at last! Everyone else might be singing "rain, rain go away, come back another day," but I've been praying for the stuff for days. A good old downpour, or two, or possibly even three, is the only thing to sort out my grass seed saga. The whole of the marina was seeded two or three weeks ago and since then we've hardly had a drop of the good old wet stuff. Worse still my beautiful new turf by the facilities building had started to look decidedly sorry for itself so we've had to keep using the sprinklers.

As I said last week there seems to be some unwritten law of nature regarding sprinklers which states that thou shelt not turn them off to move them, instead one should develop timing and stealth in order to move them without a drenching. Needless to say that despite the practice I seem to be struggling in the timing and stealth department and I've stopped bothering to have a shower in the morning — I just pop down to the marina and move the sprinkler. From whatever direction I try, it still gets me, not just once, but everytime — I'm even starting to get used to that slightly damp feeling........

Further reading

Roadworks in the local area
Janet: Thu 22 Jun

We have been advised of a numer of roadworks in the local area, due to re-surfacing...

A Cheese scone at Cafe at Bridge 80
Janet: Thu 18 May

Alison is delighted to announce that from Saturday 20th May Overwater's Cafe at Bridge 80 will now be open from 9.30am to 4pm every day during the summer. Why not pop in for a leisurely Overwater Breakfast with a nice fresh coffee or try one of her delicious specials for lunch or maybe an afternoon tea and freshly baked...

A delicious meal
Janet: Thu 11 May

Today we welcome Alison who is taking over the tenancy and management of Cafe at Bridge 80. Alison is a fantastic cook who has many years of experince in the restaurant trade and is keen to bring lots of delicious new ideas to our lovely canal side...

Marina News

Roadworks in the local area
Roadworks in local area
Thu 22 Jun
A Cheese scone at Cafe at Bridge 80
Cafe open 9.30am to 4pm EVERY DAY
Thu 18 May
A delicious meal
Cafe at Bridge 80 under new management
Thu 11 May
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Vintage Tractor Rally
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