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Chris Partridge
Attended Watford Grammar School for Boys
Lives in Fishbourne, Sussex, England
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If that's a word.Anyhoo, Saturday was a sailing day that turned into a fairly brutal row.Not wishing to turn this blog into a 'why can't the Met Office ever see it coming' rant, but the local hour-by-hour forecast showed the ...
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No, not my drone. The cameraman brought it. I think it was his new toy - he couldn't control it very well.
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32 Saffron Hill EC1
L.&.Co were Longmans, the publishers of dictionaries and other good works - the founder, Thomas Longman, inherited a share in Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia and was one of the booksellers responsible for marketing Samuel Johnson's Dictionary. Longman started...
L.&.Co were Longmans, the publishers of dictionaries and other good works - the founder, Thomas Longman, inherited a share in Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia and was one of the booksellers responsible for marketing Samuel Johns...
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Little Snarleyow went to Bosham today for her first real outing since her refurb. The weather was still, the clouds of an incoming depression moving up from the southwest. The improved rowing position and the longer oars work...
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Emsworth Upside-Down Boats
There was some speculation as to the nature of a long narrow hull seen upside-down on a mooring in Emsworth. Well, now it is the right way up and bailed out, revealed as a nice, if slightly weather-beaten, Canadian canoe. We passed it in Mabel on the way fo...
There was some speculation as to the nature of a long narrow hull seen upside-down on a mooring in Emsworth. Well, now it is the right way up and bailed out, revealed as a nice, if slightly weather-beaten, Canadian canoe. We...
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The eminent Helena Smalman-Smith of that great blog Expedition Rowing came to Langstone today to experience the wonders of the Solent galley. The 10 knot sou'westerly was already breezier than I'd expected when we set out at ...
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Jubilee hit the water for the first time yesterday and floated nicely, only taking in modest amounts of water considering how long she has been dry. Geoff and I took her out under sweep oars with Marilyn coxing, and she goes ...
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Langstone Cutters has a new boat, a mini-galley called Jubilee, owned by the Pat Sherwin Trust.She is 18ft long, very slim and can be rigged for sweep or sculls. Very pretty.We carried her to the water today (she has a handle...
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That is a very pretty boat!
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The Anchorage, Clare Market WC2
The Anchorage was the parsonage of St Clement Danes church in the Strand, so the wall is embellished with an anchor, the symbol of St Clement, an early Pope. He was tied to one and thrown into the sea on the orders of the Emperor Trajan. The building dates ...
The Anchorage was the parsonage of St Clement Danes church in the Strand, so the wall is embellished with an anchor, the symbol of St Clement, an early Pope. He was tied to one and thrown into the sea on the orders of the Emp...
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John Hunter was 'the founder of scientific surgery', according to the brass plaque on the side of his bust located close to the museum that bears his name. The lively bronze was sculpted by Nigel Boonham in 1977 to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee (Her ...
John Hunter was 'the founder of scientific surgery', according to the brass plaque on the side of his bust located close to the museum that bears his name. The lively bronze was sculpted by Nigel Boonham in 1977 to celebrate ...
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  • Watford Grammar School for Boys
  • University of Portsmouth
    Engineering with Business Studies
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    My work appears in The Times, Woman's Weekly and other newspapers and magazines.
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Fishbourne, Sussex, England