Shrewley Tunnel on the Grand Union Canal.
Shrewley Tunnel. This magnificent structure is on the former Warwick & Birmingham Canal. This was later to become part of
Guide Dog Oakley – On Duty!
Guide Dog Oakley. Black dogs are notoriously difficult to photograph. However, today the conditions were just perfect. I even
Snowbound Hatton Locks at Dusk.
Hatton Locks. The snow and ice are slowly melting. Although, there is still over an inch on the canal at this point. This is a
Hatton Top Lock in the Snow.
Hatton Top Lock. As we were still frozen in, instead of cruising up the flight, I walked up. I was rewarded by this superb vie
Evening Sun on a Bare Tree.
Evening Sun Lighting. It may not have been a particularly warm day today, but the sun has been out. As it started to set, the
A Snowy Morning in Leamington Spa.
Snowy Morning. We can’t say they didn’t warn us. This was exactly what we forecast. We woke up to discover a very
Rangemaster Building, Leamington Spa.
Canalside Rangemaster Building. Yesterday I photographed one of the finest buildings in Leamington Spa. Today has to be one of
Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa.
Royal Pump Rooms. Leamington Spa is full of grand and classic buildings. Amongst the finest is this, the Royal Pump Rooms on t
Bridge 45 on the Grand Union Canal.
Looking underneath Bridge 45. It’s not often the phone camera is used for this blog. However, today I took the Olympus o
Mushroom on the Grass.
Mushroom. In one of the parks in Leamington Spa is a collection of fungi. Seeing this mushroom upside down in the grass, I tho
The Grand Union Canal in Leamington Spa.
Grand Union Canal at Dusk. It’s amazing just what detail and colour a long-exposure picture can pick up. This shot of th
Procaffeinate Coffee Bar.
Procaffeinate. Just by the bridge where we are moored is this delightful coffee bar. Originally the Grand Union Pub, it is now
A Christmas Market in Royal Leamington Spa.
Street Christmas Market. My remote shutter cable developed a fault a little while ago. I have now got my replacement. A Hähne
Cakes at the Good Food Show.
The Cakes Stall. Today we’ve been to the BBC Good Food at the NEC. Lots of things to photograph, but I have chosen this
Nestles Ghost Sign, Leamington Spa.
Nestles Ghost Sign. Back to a subject I haven’t photographed for a while. This Nestles Ghost Sign caught my eye as I was
A Sunset Silhouette.
Cruising along late afternoon, we were watching the amazing colour of the sky. Sadly, I couldn’t get anything worth havi
The Two Boats Inn, Long Itchington.
The Canalside Two Boats Inn. Back on the move again. Onto new territory, as far as our cruising is concerned. We are now headi
The Famous Braunston Turn.
Braunston Turn. Heading south from Rugby, we have arrived at the famous Braunston Turn. An iconic junction, made more famous b
The Old Royal Oak, Hillmorton, Rugby.
The Old Royal Oak at Night. Staying with the night time theme, but a change from canals to pubs. This is the Old Royal Oak, Hi