Make me a liar then, having said no signal at Adderley what do we find? Big fat signal, can this be my new lead? Or has T-mobile set up a new mast? Who knows.
We had a good transit down until the second to bottom lock when a hire boat coming up started emptying the lock as we were about to come out from the lock above, as there was already a boat in the pound we had to exit the lock and were at the mercy of the by-wash and the wind. They seemed confused when I queried their use of the locks. I am a very tolerant bloke but one thing that winds me up is someone taking my lock! As they crossed the pound the by-wash shoved 'em up the bank so I sniggered in a most unpleasant manner.
Today was THE wedding. Alright, I'm an unrepentant royalist and we both thoroughly enjoyed the whole shebang. Say what you like about us as a nation but no other could have put on a show like that, all that pomp and show yet it still felt like a family event.
In true naval tradition we then spliced the mainbrace, the toast was "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, God bless them."
I have heard that shares in Moss Bros. and Kleenex have rocketed.