colin on August 9th, 2015

The Roman name for Lincoln, I read, is “Lindum”. I presume that the full name would be “Lindum Colonia”, a bit like Cologne in Germany, derived also from “Colonia”. And Frankfurt also, I recall had Colonia in it’s Latin name so I think my interpretation of Lincoln’s Roman name is probably correct. So it seems […]

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colin on August 6th, 2015

We turned off the River Trent at Torskey after a fast run from Keadby, went through the lock and into lots of traffic on the high side. We noted that there seem to be many more plastic boats than narrowboats. Perhaps because people hereabouts don’t really have to deal with the narrow canals that we’ve […]

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