Tag Archives: Food

GRC Havelet Buoyed

The third race in the Guernsey Rowing Club Championship Series, this involved three laps of Havelet Bay. Neither a sprint nor a marathon, it can be hard to set the right pace. Thankfully, with Joe Paul pushing me the whole way, the pace was set at ‘fast’. I took a new record in 50 minutes […]

Polish Open – Day Three

Poland, Sopot, Formula, Windsurfing, Trees, Equipment

Not so much was going on for the day whilst the light offshore breeze failed to provide suitable conditions for racing. It seemed more inflatable objects just kept appearing on the beach… Lunch was provided whilst we waited which had to be some of the best spicy soup I have had.

Nordic Championships Day Two

The second day of competition saw some very mixed conditions. Initially, we were greeted by the aftermath of fresh northerly breeze which nudged the coast of Sweden overnight before setting out west leaving behind it some rather damp conditions and a light north east breeze. Soon enough, we were basking in 25 degrees of sunshine […]


Sweden, Göteborg, Bird, Seagull

As the ferry was closing in on Göteborg, I had my first encounters with ‘The SWEgull’. Overall, seemed much more polite that those back on The Rock as they didn’t try to steal my breakfast! Regardless of these first impressions, it didn’t stop me guarding my food vigilantly. Safeguarding duty complete, looked a little further […]


Tauranga, Sea, Surf, Beach, Tauranga, New Zealand

I met up with Barney Chandler in Auckland then planned a ridiculous weekend of activities whilst driving down to Tauranga. On the way down, we learned from Katie of the severe earthquake in Japan and how there was now a tsunami warning active for New Zealand. These guys lived right on the beach so quite […]