Thursday, 21 January 2016

Soapy ice on the towpath

Molly “follows the sun - turn up your speaker!

She’s always trying to find a patch of sunlight to sit in and when it’s too high she will sit and look longingly at it and then try to find a way to make it shine on her.  Yesterday this was easy!

Canal banks are set at different heights and here at Rickmansworth visitor moorings the bank is low and when we use the shower the water shoots with some force across the towpath.  We hadn’t realised this on the first morning we were moored here until later when we saw the sudsy water frozen on the path.  I hope we didn’t shower any pedestrians!

To prevent this happening again George has rigged up a barrier on the metal piling using a large plastic lid which we can remove and take away with us should the need to use it occur again.
You can see that the shower water has scoured the towpath and run into a puddle which has frozen making the towpath hazardous. Molly is looking less than impressed though!

1 comment:

Vallypee said...

Oh I used to have this problem of spraying everything too! I like yout solution though, and I love you little dog. So sweet. I really miss having a dog now...