Yesterday, James's beloved nanny Marion, passed away.
She was a kind, warm-hearted lady, always cheerful despite her illness, who will be much missed by her family and everyone who knew her.
Having done a lot of narrowboating in the past, she was always incredibly supportive of our boating plans and along with James's Grandad, was one of our most avid blog readers, so it feels fitting to dedicate this post to her. No longer mobile enough to go on boating holidays any more, she loved hearing our stories and dreamed of a little cottage by a canal to watch the boats go by. In 2008, we visited by boat and took them both on a cruise down the Kennet and Avon in Reading. She was determined to come boating with us and we had a lot of fun that day! Rest in peace, Marion.
Today I was supposed to be writing about the amazing trip down the Thames I had on Saturday on Indigo Dream, but that will have to wait for now.
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