|Leaving Westport Lake Visiting Moorings|
We decided to stay put on Tuesday in the lovely moorings at Westport Lake. I had washing to do and once all the other moorers had departed I ran to engine with Travel Power to run the washing machine. The drier took an age but the batteries had a good charge too. Eric and I had a pleasant walk around the lake with Ben the dog. It's well used by the community all day long.
|A bottle kiln on a derelict site|
We set off this morning, one of the last to leave as usual. Ben and I walked for a while until we pulled over at Longport Wharf to get diesel. We had Stoke locks to do today taking us to Barlaston . Although the gates were heavy the paddles weren't bad and we were lucky to have a couple of boats coming up the locks as we went down.
|Passing in the pound below Stoke Top Lock|
|Ben tied up waiting while I did the gates and paddles|
|New housing but a pair of bottle kilns remain- they need weeding!|