Quick Stop – Stoke Bruerne Canal and Museum

Greetings Fellow Adventurers! Last week my nautically-mad daughter did her GCSE work experience at the Canal Museum in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire. Needing no excuse for a trip out and a walk, on Friday evening we set off in the Ratmobile pick her up after work, with the intention of taking advantage of the stunning weather… Continue reading Quick Stop – Stoke Bruerne Canal and Museum

Quick Stop – the Battle on the Bridge

On the way back from Coventry the other weekend, we passed over a bridge... It's one that looks like pretty much like any other nondescript road bridge in the country, and I doubt most people even register it as they drive across, let alone realise that this marks the site of a very noteworthy event… Continue reading Quick Stop – the Battle on the Bridge

Quick Stop – The Soldier on the Green

In the village of Enham in Hampshire there's a remarkable wooden statue on the edge of the village green by the roadside, depicting an injured WWI solider. The statue was carved from a fallen tree stump, and was unveiled in 2014 by Falklands war veteran Simon Weston to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the… Continue reading Quick Stop – The Soldier on the Green