Wednesday 19 February

A glorious sunny morning and we moved off up the remaining 13 locks comprising the Audlum flight.  Storm opted to steer today and I went off to set the first lock.  It was so warm I soon ditched my hat, gloves and coat.

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At the top of the flight we saw our first sight of snow on the Welsh hilltops.  Amazing considering today was the warmest day this year so far.

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We’d cleared the flight by 12.30pm and continued on to a mooring site at Adderley for lunch.   After letting this settle we continued on through the next five locks and headed for Market Drayton before calling it a day.

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