‘The Boys’ – Ian, Roger, Ralph, David and me met up today for a river trip to The Cock in Hemingford Grey– a sort of Stag Do minus the Stagness. By car, it would have taken just 10 minutes, but by boat, it was much more leisurely! Brilliant!!!
The slightly confusing start (me getting lost finding the Marina, and somehow not having David’s mobile number with me), gave way to a very enjoyable and useful day on the water. Setting off just after 10.30, we cruised in the direction of the Pub by way of three locks and mixed weather.
It was a long – three hour – journey to the Pub, but as luck would have it, we’d booked the table for 1.45, and walked into the Pub at 1.45 on the dot! Luckily, we were able to get a table outside and that worked really well in terms of space and privacy. Most of us were attracted to the ‘four-types-of-sausages/four-types-of-mash/four-types of sauce’ –delicious!!!
We had a very productive meeting in between courses looking at the nitty-gritty of the nitty-gritty. The result? Lots of great ideas and improvements for the ‘big-day’ Thanks guys – I really appreciate your practical suggestions!
Well done The Cock too, for excellent service and great food!
It was a long day, but a really good one! We all had a great time – thanks for thinking of using your Boat David, it was a great idea and perfect for the day!
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