An early start for us this morning as we were moored stern to stern with our friends and they push off about 8am. we in turn were away by 8-45am. The weather was slightly more cloudy and a bit of breeze to keep things fresh. The canal was reasonably busy as we made our way towards Brinklow. A point of note is that about 200 yards south of Johnson's Bridge No.27 an offside Willow tree is in a dangerous state, it hangs out well over the canal but the lower trunk is split wide open, you could easily put your hand right through. I have reported it to C&RT so we will see what happens.
Newbold reservoir is now a lovely shade of green, it looks like duckweed and not heavy algae, hopefully not the blue green type.