A trip to Cardiff for Christmas, one tyre change and an Indian rope trick!
We are back.......with enough left over turkey to feed us for a week. I thought the parents took food parcels to the kids, not the other way around.
A quick story:
On the return journey Sams car developed a bit of a wobble on the motorway. Pulling into some handy services it turned out to be the front tyre starting to break up. This then turned into mother and daughter (both stubborn, and determined) wanting to change the wheel for the practice.
I have not been that embarrassed for quite some time.
They would not let me help, not even to get near it. All those people in the other cars parked around us staring at two women changing the wheel with a man standing there just watching. Those eyes were burning into my back.........I can still feel them now.
Here's a few pictures from around Mermaid Quay and surrounding areas.
Some very different lock gates,
and a considerably speedier exit.
The old and the new, this old lock house being dwarfed by this strange new build.
Half way through our walk, this water bus was about to leave for a half hour trip around the bay.
Ooo....., shall we go for a ride says D.
Speechless absolutely speechless
Back at the boat, leaving for the water point proved harder than it should have been. Ropes like iron bars and a frozen canal brought us back to our waterborne life with a bump!
Until next time..............................