Me & ‘All the Gear’

Just some pics from racing at Manor Park recently. The smile suggests that ‘fun’ was more important than results……that’s my excuse and i’m sticking to it!...

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By the power of Erdinger!

Ooh, my head hurts. Really. “Buy this Eco-Glass for your beer” Said the man. “Only a pound and we knock off 20p each time you refill it”.  Didn’t take long to realise that 5pints pays for the glass….6 puts you in ‘beer-credit’ – on a sunny sunny day and with lots of music & fun at our local (free) music & arts festival, what’s a bloke to do??? Again, poor Emma gets to experience the “Won’t be home late!” delights of: “ive missed my buses and i have no...

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“She loves me? She loves me not?….”

I think choosing pink for 409 was a mistake. Well, not insomuch as her looks – she looks stunning on the water, as i always knew she would. HOWEVER, the colour has infused her with a diva-quality that, i doubt, even Shirley Bassey could match! At times – on a nice windy reach – she’s my favourite ever girlfriend (Sorry Emma…) at others? On a windy beat for example, she just hates my guts. It’s as if i’ve said: “No, you can’t watch X-Factor!!!” to a sleepover of eight 12yr...

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A Lightning and Some Pink Gloves

Now, i don’t want to sound as though i’m taking this sailing malarkey too seriously (Bearing in mind the pink boat and rather lovely pink gloves – that really do bring out the colour in my eyes by the way), BUT, i did some <<cough>> ‘training’ on saturday!! ….i know, i know, kind of against the rules and i fully expect to be denounced as a potential cheat, but the water was too inviting….the sun was just nice and the breeze seemed just to o lovely to turn down. Wish i hadn’t...

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