|A well deserved break whilst waiting for another lock to fill. (photo by Betty Smith)|
Ian and Betty plied me with sustenance and beer, which was very welcome.
|There's more than one way to open a pair of gates! (photo by Betty Smith)|
We reached Bulls Bridge mid-afternoon and were moored up four abreast. Although there was no pub within easy reach, drinks were taken on the towpath and the days events discussed in detail, before we dispersed for a well earned rest.