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Eclipse and Rugby

Doubtless the eclipse seen on Friday (and photographed by a  Gloucester rower) was a portent of doom for England’s rugby team. Despite a good proportion of the crew turning up to the Argyll in Henley to support the valiant efforts of our heroic rugby team England still failed to take the title for the Six Nations. 179 more words

Henley Rowing Club

Just one leg in the #RaceTogether

I used to think I didn’t like races. This bias was based on what I understand now were some prejudicial assumptions:

That racing was about winning. 673 more words

Dragon Boats

Dragon boats racing past
Fast as felloe to the last.
Said the sculler to his men,
“None will row this way again.”

Again they’ll row, but none this way, 71 more words


Dragon Boat Racing

We stumbled (almost literally) on the sport of Dragon Boat Racing at the weekend. The original intention had been to spend the morning at Yas Marina, have a bite to eat and take a peek at all the super yachts reported to have arrived for the F1 Grand Prix. 157 more words

Making the most of every moment

This Sunday we would like to introduce you to one of the organisations that form part of Advocates for Breast Cancer.

The amaBele Belles are a dragon boat team which was founded in 2006 by the very passionate and determined Pam Newby. 117 more words


Classic Canberra Morning

3 Nov 2014: What a beautiful morning out on Lake Burley Griffin. I can’t believe that people can write and say that LBG hasn’t any life or activity. 90 more words


Bon Om Touk in Phnom Penh.

I woke up this morning with the sunrise and throwing open my doors I watched as the sun rose over the Mekong River. Definite goose bumps (pimples) moment which was augmented somehow by the atmosphere along the river bank. 686 more words