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November rain + Scratch Quads

From a cox’s point of view, November brings rain, the first real cold of the winter and the start of the head season in which hours are spent on the water, waiting in freezing conditions as crews try to sort out long races they would rather not be doing. 275 more words

Henley Rowing Club

The poor are always with us

Jonah, our indestructible blogsworth, is sitting in The Catherine Wheel, the charming Wetherspoon in Henley-on-Thames, on a bright autumn afternoon. He’s just had a brisk stroll down by the river. 648 more words


Nikon J5 test part 2

Having received the Nikon J5 camera I was looking forward to playing with it. I had the opportunity to photograph at a vineyard in Henley on Thames in Oxfordshire. 55 more words


Time Trials - October 2015

The world is currently gripped in rugby world cup fever, this has meant much shouting at an unresponsive television and a few too many glasses of wine. 501 more words

Some towns are friendlier than others

As a commuter I spend a lot of time in traffic, correction a lot of time sitting in traffic watching the road around me. Since venturing back on the bike I’ve found that I notice cyclist more in that I don’t just register that there is a bike and I need to take care but I notice what sort of bike it is, male or female rider, helmet or not and what sort of accessories are on the bike as well as make model and colour if I’m close enough. 329 more words

Bike Ride

On a book related note...

On a book related note, I am volunteering at the Henley Literary Festival this week. I have been involved with the festival in some capacity over the past few years, I worked as an administrator over a couple of months part time initially and I have tried to volunteer some time at as many of the festivals as I can. 112 more words

Arts And Culture

Cruising the Thames at Henley

How can you best see the Thames at Henley? Well take a cruise with one of the best known boating companies in this area – Hobbs of Henley! 105 more words