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A disastrously-broken canal ahead & another lash of The Beast From The East #England #narrowboat

The Diesel-Electric Elephant Company.

Not the sort of thing you stumble across every day, fortunately.

MiddlewichPothole2 These photographs are obviously not mine, but are the ones seemingly freely circulating all over the “news” outlets and the “The Social Media”. In the distance here you can see Stanthorne Lock (top of frame). I have no idea who deserves credit, but THANK YOU!

A ruddy great section of an aqueduct embankment near Middlewich has collapsed. The ancient aqueduct itself below, carrying the canal over the River Wheelock, remains intact (it seems), but a stretch of canal from Stanthorne Lock to Wardle Lock (right in the heart of Middlewich) was somewhat suddenly and unexpectedly drained onto farmland below.

That is a boat that you can see above the breach, it is someone’s home and the gentleman was aboard at the time of the breach – about 11:40pm (ish). He was rescued by Messrs Police & Co at about…

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Viv Drewa is a Michigan native who has enjoyed reading and writing since 1963. Though she studied medicinal chemistry at the University of Michigan, her passion has always been writing. She had been awarded third place for her nonfiction short story about her grandfather's escape from Poland. Later, she rewrote this story and was published in the "Polish American Journal" as "From the Pages of Grandfather's Life" and has republished it on Amazon.com as a short story. Viv took creative and journalism courses to help in her transition to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer. She worked as an intern for Port Huron's 'The Times Herald", and also wrote, edited and did the layout or the Blue Water Multiple Sclerosis newsletter "Thumb Prints." She also has a business promoting authors. Owl and Pussycat Book Promotions. Viv, her husband Bob and their cat Princess, live in Fort Gratiot, Michigan.

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