Archive for October, 2010

Profit and prejudice

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Our busy freedom of information bees have turned up yet more evidence that the local mooring strategy is inspired by a vicious combination of prejudice against liveaboard boaters and BW’s desire to extract the maximum profit wherever it can.

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BW’s map of kilometer lengths

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Idle hands make work. I happened to be playing with Google Maps API and came up with this; bear with me, it could get far funkier if I can just find a few round tuits.

You’re the Google generation you know how it works.

Oh, yes it’s the kilometre markers BW use for logging boat mooring between Devizes and Bath – but you knew that too didn’t you?

Boaters’ meeting and local mooring strategy update

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

About 35 boaters attended the meeting on September 21 and helped to reduce the Georgian Lodge’s surplus of Guinness. At the meeting, boaters agreed a statement of what they wanted from the Local Mooring Strategy:

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Anyone lost a dog?

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

dazed and confused..;.

and that’s just the dog.

A dog was found today, in the vicinity of the Lock Inn, Canal Tavern wandering in the road. Small greyhound like dog, grey and white with black blobs, very pointy ear and a red and white spotted collar.

Possibly a boatie dog?

Word out peeps. A picture will follow as soon as they work out the technology.

But rest assured the Evil Dog Catchers are not involved.

The very lovely Anita is looking after him (her? not-one told me this vital piece of info) on 01225 858942