a fresh bone from the market, a very happy dog
National Space Centre
Yesterday we left Leicester, passing again the Space Centre, the canal joins the river in places and is known as the Soar Navigation, winding its way through conservation areas with ponds and lakes alongside.
We stopped at Mountsorrel on a field mooring below the lock as the visitor moorings above the lock were full. We liked this village when we passed through last April, and enjoyed a walk round last evening, then an indian meal at the Spice Cube as it was Ian's birthday.
This morning we went to the Baptist Church morning service, the weather was so warm and sunny that we set off straight after on to Loughborough.
As we couldn't make our way south as our original plan was, we have been travelling on ground or water that we have already been on but this time we will take a left turn at Trent Lock and along the Trent and Mersey back towards Birmingham. Well that's the plan at the moment, but such is the relaxed boating life, it really doesn't matter if it has to change!
Leicester - Loughborough
15 miles, 10 locks