The Shroppie, the three grizzly bears from Oxley Marina, and Conscious Ageing.

The Shropshire Canal, affectionately called the Shroppie, has turned into one of the highlights of the journey so far. Not because of its beauty – much of it is a long, boring dawdle down a lockless straight cut – but because of the extraordinary feat of engineering that created it in the first place. It … More The Shroppie, the three grizzly bears from Oxley Marina, and Conscious Ageing.