Post-Christmas blogging

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Good news — the Christmas tree still has some of it's needles on and so far the fairy lights haven't stopped working. Christmas day was a frenzy of , excited children, food, more excited children and even more food. To work off the excess Boxing Day was elected to be a walking day.

My brother and his family came over, as well as my best friend and her boys and where better to walk than to the Marina. The sun was shining, the sky was blue, the children were having a wonderful time jumping into ice puddles — it was all going really well until we just couldn't resist that ice on the marina via the slipway. All I will say is that it was holding my weight rather well until my big brother got in on the act.

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Raft Padddle 1
Janet: Mon 29 Oct

We are very proud to say they made it! — our engineering team from Overwater Marina, lead by Simon Peek, workshop manager have recently been paddling for pounds as they completed a mammoth 10 mile paddle from the marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute. The team nicknamed "Peeky's Blinders" were in their bespoke mini...

PEEKYS BLINDERS 2016-1
Carol: Tue 16 Oct 2:56pm

Sunday the 28th October will see the Overwater Marina engineering team paddling for pounds as they attempt a charity row from the Marina, near Audlem, to Nantwich basin and back. Peeky's Blinders, named in honour of workshop manager Simon Peek, have decided to re-launch their raft 'Broke n down' to raise funds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institute with this sponsored event...

Peeky's Blinders
Carol: Wed 26 Sep 1:21pm

Possibly the smallest narrowboat on the network has recently become available for sale!'Broke n Down' was hand-crafted by the engineers from Overwater Narrowboat Services to take part in this year's raft race at the RNLI festival; which took place alongside the Autumn Boatshare4u Boat show. This narrowboat marvel, and winner of the best-dressed category, was hand-painted and...