"A whore's drawers".
Oddly in the very early morning (David had gone to fetch the paper) as some early bird came down the lock towards the boat, it righted itself and I felt as if we were falling off a cliff the other way. So much so I kept out of bed, that tells you how it
So later after breakfast, then coffee and finally paper reading we departed.
|Penkridge Lock with the tunnel for the horses.|
We met a lady at one of the eight locks who said something like they are widening the motorway almost into the cut, I didn't really believe her. Then I took this;
|That is motorway traffic too.|
It was a lovely run all the way to the middle of nowhere, the sort of place we like.
|Someone must have got the maths wrong here as the bridge would take yer head off if you don't come up the steps on all fours.|
|Gailey Lock with its round tower like building.|
|There were for of them and one was called Hugo, if you see them drop your anchor!|
1 pack of Tesco Oatie Crunch biscuits CRUSHED. Or digestives or whatever you have in the cupboard.
Half a pack of butter melted
Half a tin of condensed milk (Diet is available to save the day)
1 packet of Whitworth Crystallised Ginger pieces.
High quality pack of white cooking chocolate
Into melted butter stir in the condensed milk.
Into a bowl put the crushed biscuits.
Into the bowl add the ginger pieces. Stir.
Add melted butter & condensed milk mix.
Whack into either a flat oven dish or as I used a 2lb loaf tin and pat it down as neatly and as flatly as you can. Bung in the fridge.
The next day melt the chocolate in a basin in a saucepan over a LOW HEAT.
Cover the turned out Crunch Cake and keep in the fridge.
Lastly take strenuous exercise for an extended period before and after a small slice.
Picture here I hope at the foot of the page