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The Grand Union Canal, a serene sanctuary amid the urban sprawl

26 October 2019

9:00 AM

26 October 2019

9:00 AM

It was a Saturday afternoon in September, the end of summer, and I was feeling sorry for myself. I’d gone to see my son play football in Slough. He was on the bench, his team had lost, and now I had to carry his kitbag home while he went out with his teammates.

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