Walking the cat...

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It feels like ages since I've seen the marina without some covering of snow so when it all thawed this week, I couldn't get over how much greener everywhere looks — just makes you realize how it must feel for the people who live in places like the Alps where snow is on the ground for months on end.

I've started walking down to the site more now in order to reduce my carbon footprint and also to get a bit more exercise. One of the cats has even taken to coming with me for a walk (he think's he's a dog, but much smarter!) Not so smart though because last week he followed me into the staff cabin where we sign in and as I left got shut in.
The lads who were in having their break then spent the next 15 minutes trying to figure out what was making a noise like a cat meowing...until they realised it was indeed a cat meowing and most indignantly so! Then the ungrateful moggy, wandered into the nearest cabin with a working heater and spent the afternoon curled up comfy and warm while I walked home alone...in the cold....

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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...