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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

American loose on the canal is NOT causing any problems.

We set off from Cassio bridge this morning and have reached Apsley. All i can say is that Jaq is a born boater, give her the tiller and within 5 mins her steering is spot on and entering/exiting locks needs the minimum of  reminders after  my showing her how it`s done at an earlier lock.
The Jet Lag  has kicked in but a daily pm nap is slowly eroding the tiredness.




 Now on day 3 of my non smoking and it`s hard and a big effort to resist the call of nicotine is  being helped by Jaq`s presence.

OK off to the shower now as being collected by friends for dinner.

12 comments:

Amy said...

How wonderful to see Jaqueline enjoying the canals with you! A dream come true!

All the best to both of you for your new life together!
Amy
NB Lucky Duck

Jon said...

What a great smile Jaq.
Enjoy this brief visit for a taste of the rest of your lives together, and have a great wedding back state side. A heart-warming story indeed.

Jon

Jon said...

And Les, if the fags are giving you grief ... go to the doc and ask him for "champix".... you will stop !!

Jon

Mo said...

Hi Jaqueline, and a big, big welcome.

Rule 1 = don't fall in.
Rule 2 = don't lose the windy
Rule 3 = relax as much as you can, open a bottle at every corner and enjoy yourself, you are home now.

Mo and Nessa

PS. Look over your shoulder, we're not far behind (Cassio bridge lock)

Anonymous said...

Hi Les, Carrots help with not smoking. I`m not sure why but they helped me back in 2002. Best to both of you.
Mark H.
Costa Mesa, Ca.

antinady said...

Hope you showing Jaq the 'proper' way of entering a lock, and not the 'Les' way - I remember the squashed buttons and squashed bike!!!! Easier with two though!!!!!!!!!!! See you soon.

Anonymous said...

See you have both reached Cowroast.

All the best for the future.

Mike

Anonymous said...

Jaqueline ... so fabulous to see you confident and smiling at the helm! Alone too! It's even better than your dream Jaq. Can't wait to celebrate and play at your wedding. Eh gads...what a story... better than a romance novel because it's real! And Les ... chew those carrots, toothpicks, gum ... what ever it takes. She's worth it and you are too. Karen B back in rainy Pullman, WA, USA

Anonymous said...

I'm so pleased for the both of you,all the best for your future

LES said...

Hello everyone

Just a big thankyou to you all. We are so happy and really having a great time.

Jesse said...

So happy to see Mom smile!! I am much relieved to know Mom has FINALLY found her niche and that it's everything she dreamed. See you both soon!

LES said...

Hi Jesse, Welcome to the blog. Yes your mum is for sure a happy lady and that makes me a happy man.
See you all soon. XX

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