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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 7:20 am BST- Light Rain
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We moored at Ranworth on Saturday as we had friends coming to dinner that night and it's less than 5 minutes from where they live. Although it hadn't over topped, it was very high, even my longish legs were stretched getting on and off. The main feature was just how busy it was. Boats were still trying to get in quite late on Saturday and the earliest to look for a mooring was 0730 on Sunday.

We left early on Sunday and on the way back to Horning there were boats moored in lots of bank-side spots or stuck in the red beds. Our mooring in Horning, needless to say, was still a wellie job!  Frown

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Day 4. A day on the Bure.
We again arose to rain once more at Ferry Marina and called out Richos engineer as we had a small problem with the heating. He duly arrived about 9.30am and changed something technical? In the system.
Set off for Wroxham, no chance under the bridge, 6’-0 showing on the marker.. second year running that Coltishall was out for us.
We moored up in Faircrcrafts basin and cautiously made our way to Ken’s chippy restaurant for lunch. Very safe,good table spacing and all plates; cups, utensils were disposable.
We returned back down the Bure and the SUN came out!!!!! And we briefly spotted an otter fishing!!!!
Moored tonight at Salhouse and the rain has returned so won’ t be going to the Fur and Feathers.
Let’s see what tomorrow brings.

Women and cats do as they please..Men and dogs better get used to the idea!

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Well I saw more pics of blue sky , albeit beteeen showers yesterday (some friends are on hols this week ) and by all accounts today has been bright and clear so I do hope anyone out on the water for the week has felt spirits lifted after all that rain!

John and Anne - Kens fish and chips have been pretty organised all the way through this I have to say, and we have partaken of their lovely grub on numerous occasions when at the boat since July. We don't have fish and chips from anyone else when down there, and it's been good to see a local business making every effort in these difficult times. Good on them. We haven't visited any of the pubs this year but I'm sorry you didn't get your walk up to the Fur & Feather. And of course such a shame you didn't manage the Coltishall run - we haven't made it up there ourselves either this season (by river) but we have driven up there, taken a picnic and chairs and sat nicely back from people and the river, and just watched the comings and goings. Hope you have a good day tomorrow , and book to return soon ( try next Spring for a chance to get through Wroxham bridge !)

Fingers crossed for the flooded moorings and those with wet riverside gardens or businesses to see some improvement very soon.

Take care , Karen

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My  apologies but due to lack of signal both at Salhouse and last night at Barton Turf I have been unable to continue the tale which I will do when we are home this weekend.

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If you can read this Rojomo - enjoy your last couple of nights ! Thanks for sharing your trip and I look forward to reading more in due course.

All the best , Karen

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