Friday, 4 September 2009

Spice Run

Update on Poynton - The new Morrisons supermarket opened only last week in Poynton - a 2 mile walk away from our mooring - and it is the smallest supermarket in their chain. So that put paid to getting large bags of nuts and spices as planned. Fortunately there is a large health food shop in the Poynton High Street so all was not lost. I returned with a myriad of plastic bags full of exotic spices but still no nuts.
On our return to the boats, Graham had completed his oil change on NB. Matilda Rose, Joe had walked the dogs and Brian Jarrett had appeared on NB Kyle so we repaired to The Boar for a pint where Brian regaled us with amusing monologues!

As the autumnal weather has now arrived with a vengence and coal supplies have been delivered to The Trading Post Chandlery at Lord Vernon's Wharf we have placed our order for today, five bags for Caxton and four bags for MR. We haven't given in yet and lit a fire aboard Caxton but I don't think it will be long now...

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

"Chestnut roasting on an open fire" - I can just picture Caxton's cosy interior - warm fire, smell of spicy nuts - the winter doesn't seem quite so daunting now.....
Sue, Indigo Dream

Nb Caxton said...

Spicy nuts sounds very appetising...No Joe, not you!
Lesley