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Day 41 – Oxford to Goring

Michael Tyler


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Started at the ISIS lock, the entry to the river Thames. This kind of winds it’s way out of Oxford, then broadens out a bit after the Osney lock.

Wrong date

Osney locks complaint
Osney locks complaint

The lock keeper at the Osney lock issues me a licence with the wrong date on it.

I paid for 2 days, as you can see, but she’s yesterdays date on it, the 13th.

Also, I paid by cash. She’s put that I paid by card.

This is going to have the net effect of having me pulled up and making a claim that I haven’t paid, when really I have.

The blog is a testament to my movements. Also the photos I took on the 13th pretty clearly show that I wasn’t on the Thames.

Some fun for tomorrow.

Cruising down the Thames

Is much faster. The locks are all hydrolic.

It’s a not as pretty as the canal.

Oxford factory
Oxford factory
Thames valley
Thames valley


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Grey bridge





Day 41 – Map

Don’t really have a lot of time to write tonight.

I’ve discovered paypal have fraudulently deducted £75 from my bank account.

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One comment:

  1. Oh dear… sounds like ‘one of those days’. Hope you manage to sort out the Paypal thing. One would think that the lock keepers would know the correct date, but I suppose they do get things wrong…always check before leaving!! River cruising is quite different from cruising the canals, I guess, you can’t just stop off where ever you like….so I guess you have pretty much worked out where you will moor each night. It’s very interesting though and things look so different from the water. Hope you have a good day today and that the weather holds fair for your cruising 🙂

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