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By Royal Appointment

Would you believe it Jennifer and I being presented to The Princess Royal and her Royal Highness being equally disbelieving that anyone in their right mind would row to London! Well at least when dear Swan is put this coming Spring on … Continue reading

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A Conclusion .. and Thanks

We arrived as you know on Thursday 20th September to a great tumult and Fanfare ! But that was not the end for your intrepid hero. I had to get Swan home again to Huddersfield and just as well we … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!!!

We’re a day early! We arrived in Oxford yesterday well NNE of Oxford in Lower Wolverton. So today we rowed to Abingdon making us a day early. The wind was on the bow for the whole of the day and … Continue reading

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A touch of frost? or maybe Sun!

Concerns are mounting for the sanity of our Rower as his missives have steadily changed from disjointed mono syllabic reports to the  one we got yesterday he has obviously had too much of something as he likens himself firstly to … Continue reading

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Thoughts from Aboard

  Saturday 8th Sept. Forgot to mention yesterday Aaron the Engineer from R.C.L. Who not only fixed Brenda yesterday but are sponsors for this project. Thank you R C L. Today has been like a voyage in Africa so hot … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is a big day….

Its the day our valiant rower passes yet another milestone not his 200th lock or the 45th Game of Swans (not a wedge as they are on the water) but his birthday .. I am too polite to reveal his current … Continue reading

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A bridge too far…. Never!!

I forgot to mention that Denise and Martin Bedford Trustees of The Duke of Edinburgh Awards at Shepley Marina came to greet us in Banbury. We had a good dinner and dined in pleasant company. Today greeted us with a … Continue reading

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