Category Archives: The Early Days

The Boat The Gym and The Logistics

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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Party Time

Thursday Up bright and early another splendid calm potentially warm and sunny day greeted us. To the Marina, into the boat, off we went at about 8.20am.  An easy row, tide with us for approximately 6 miles arriving at our … Continue reading

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Last Few Days

Tuesday We have today and tomorrow Wednesday as we only have approximately 6 miles to on Thursday morning for the finish! So today we had a relaxing late start and breakfast. We had a look at the finishing point just … Continue reading

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A Day to End All Days!!!!

Monday 17th September Blimey what a day it has been. Started off with a plan of moving down to Teddington lock checking out the tides times and then go from there. A beautiful day a following wind leaving Hampton Court … Continue reading

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Rowing boats,trains and buses.

Sunday blog Another 12 miles rowed today from Staines to Hampton Court. We moored up at the side of Hampton Court so we won’t see its full glory until tomorrow. We had a following wind for most of the day … Continue reading

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Broken Pencil (maybe !)

No formal words other than distance received from our crew maybe the sun and drink are starting to take its toll!! Not far to go now — still time for readers and their friends to donate and support this terrific … Continue reading

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