I feed off many other canal blogs so I am going to do my bit - it won't be much, and not all canal related, but in the true spirit of blogging.......
Sunday, 10 June 2012
How very weired we must seem
My colleagues at work ask me where I am heading for my annual leave, they think I am joking when I say Stoke on Trent ( last year) or Stourport this year. They have exotic and expansive/complicated ( read stressfull for me anyhow) foreign holidays and cannot comprehend a holiday in this country let alone to somewhere as unappealing as Stoke or Kidderminster.
Truth is I like this ignorance....it allows me to enjoy my country at my pace with little planning and lots of enjoyment. It also keeps my hard earned in this country which has to be a good thing.
It would be nice to get some vitamin D from the sun but most times I come back looking as tanned as they do as several hours a day out in the elements does change your complexion somewhat, you just have to look at the images of some of the continuous cruisers to see that, as well as the smile lines which say it all.
So I am in planning mode for the pending holiday cruise, looks like Stourbridge or Bugsworth basin, it is an exotic secret I enjoy holding