Category Archives: Weasels Afloat 2010

An ill-fated trip along the rivers and canals of France with the Weasels. The journal was never finished as it all became far too painful. Apart from the cheese drawer, it was not a lot of fun.

Bayeux to Dover to Farnham

So. My final Weasel adventure? Perhaps. These are my notes from the final day and the trip across the Channel. What is wrong with these people? Clearly they’re not like me at all. Perhaps, after all is said and done, … Continue reading

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Guipry to Bayeux

I had a brief exchange with Lorna in Bayeux today. She can’t stand the negativity either. Nothing’s ever good. Biggest surprise – at dinner last night, in a fantastic creperie, Sean decided he was talking to me again. I assumed … Continue reading

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La Gacilly to Guipry

I am sitting in a grotty little tabac in Redon enjoying a couple of beers. I feel like a local. How many years has it taken to be so confident? I fit in awfully well. Really, all I need to … Continue reading

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St-Martin-sur-Oust to Le Roc Saint Andre

Up at the crack of dawn, John and I wandered into the village to use the public conveniences (which were very convenient), collect fresh bread for the boat, stock up on a few supplies (for instance, we’d finished off a … Continue reading

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St-Anne Vilaine to St-Martin-sur-Oust

As usual (for Weasel things) John & I were first up. Having abluted in the very handy, very clean and, obviously, quite new, toilet block (we endeavoured to seek these out at each stop and each became known as ‘the … Continue reading

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Battle to Messac to St-Anne-Vilaine

Those that slept woke at 2am and we left by 2.30. I was in Darren & Lorna’s car with Sean and we had a rockin’ 80s party all the way to Dover, inventing along the way the chicken-duck and the … Continue reading

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Farnham to Battle

Left Farnham for Battle as the rain started sprinkling down, a sprinkle which followed me all the way it seemed. A quick change at Waterloo for Waterloo East and I was heading back south. It’s the old spoke thing. If … Continue reading

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