first it was the RAC then AA now...
Where ever you may be, what ever canal emergency you are having, rest assured that the D.E.B. won't be too far away.
"It was too windy, the front rope just came loose, I didn't know what to do!" said the anguished young boat hirer, "my wife and baby were inside having breakfast, I thought we were done for!"
"Then out of no where, grabbing ropes and shouting instructions... was the D.E.B. I hadn't called were not even members, but in a flash we were moored ridged to the side of the canal and off she went with here shopping bag.....
|DO THIS, THAT AND THEN THE OTHER AND YOU'LL BE FINE|
She knows all the knots as well you know.
She also managed to pick up a couple of friendly looking strangers at the chandlers on the way (aka mum and Sis)
|DEB BOUGHT SOME EXTRA HEAVY DUTY KNITTING NEEDLES TO MAKE US SOME TOUGH 'NORTHERNER' STYLE STRING VESTS FOR THE WINTER|
Of course this was only a brief shower most of the day was blistering sunshine and we had to go to the pub and watch the football just to stop from burning (see - you should have come as well Lee!). I don't know how but we also managed to eat more than Pip and Lyn together and come out with more money than we went in with! (cheers both)
Actually it wasn't sunny at all but we spent most of the afternoon sitting in front of the fire drinking tea and eating Deb's profiteroles before a healthy stroll around the village and off to the pub.
Tomorrows shock headline - NO RAIN FORECAST!!!!!!!!!!