Happy New Year.
We came back to the boat this morning and lit the fire before heading off for a walk with Max, giving the stove time to warm the boat through.
We did a circular walk, setting off along the canal first in the direction of Ellesmere Port before turning off west along the old railway line cycle route. We reached the site of Blacon station and then headed back along Saughall Road before crossing the Diva Link and heading back to the boat along Whipcord Lane (a walk of about three miles).
It was much milder today than it has been and the boat was aired by the time we got back.
We had a quiet afternoon listening to the continuation of Tolstoy’s War & Peace, which Radio 4 broadcast in its entirety throughout the day.