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Chris Partridge
Attended Watford Grammar School for Boys
Lives in Fishbourne, Sussex, England
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Lieterally Coast Australia
Coast Australia on the BBC has been a great series. Lots of fantastic scenery and two of the loveliest PhDs on TV anywhere. The last programme told the tale of the Dutch East Indiaman Batavia , wrecked on the western coast of Australia in 1629 on her way to...
Coast Australia on the BBC has been a great series. Lots of fantastic scenery and two of the loveliest PhDs on TV anywhere. The last programme told the tale of the Dutch East Indiaman Batavia, wrecked on the western coast of ...
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By the Seaside
Taking a boat round the bay and saucy postcards are both vanished traditions of the British seaside. The postcard above is currently for sale on eBay . It shows how rowing keeps you fit and slim... There is really no excuse for these two, however:
Taking a boat round the bay and saucy postcards are both vanished traditions of the British seaside. The postcard above is currently for sale on eBay. It shows how rowing keeps you fit and slim... There is really no excuse fo...
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A Row down the Visla
This is the Visla or Vistula river that runs through Poland from the Carpathians in the south to Gdansk on the Baltic. Wojtek Baginski wanted to row from his home city, Warsaw, to Berlin, but fate had other plans as he reports: This year I decided to make t...
This is the Visla or Vistula river that runs through Poland from the Carpathians in the south to Gdansk on the Baltic. Wojtek Baginski wanted to row from his home city, Warsaw, to Berlin, but fate had other plans as he report...
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Fen Court EC3
This remarkable piece of 2007 is a collaboration between the sculptor Michael Visocchi and the poet Lemn Sissay  to mark the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade. The granite columns are shaped to resemble sugar cane, the product m...
This remarkable piece of 2007 is a collaboration between the sculptor Michael Visocchi and the poet Lemn Sissay to mark the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade. The granite columns are shaped to res...
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Like so many Sussex churches, St George at Eastergate lies outside the village, down a lane and the other side of a farm.  And like so many Sussex churches, it is very little changed from when it was built just after the Norm...
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Cordless Canoe Challenge 2014
More eccentric engineering from Beale Park. The Cordless Canoe Challenge run by Water Craft magazine has one basic rule: all the power must come from battery-powered tools. As last year , the solutions are many and varied, ranging from the brutally practica...
More eccentric engineering from Beale Park. The Cordless Canoe Challenge run by Water Craft magazine has one basic rule: all the power must come from battery-powered tools. As last year, the solutions are many and varied, ran...
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Sidney Estate, Somers Town N1
The Princess and the Swineherd. The Swineherd is a prince in disguise (natch). Whoever put their finger in the smoke from his magic stewpot could smell what was being cooked in every house in the town, so of course the princess wanted it enough to pay the s...
The Princess and the Swineherd. The Swineherd is a prince in disguise (natch). Whoever put their finger in the smoke from his magic stewpot could smell what was being cooked in every house in the town, so of course the prince...
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A Tender Mystery
Brandon Ford, sailor and blogger , has bought a mystery tender for his yacht Oceanus, found on Craigslist. He wants RfP readers to help identify her. Tenders are generally unloved utility boats. Some people deliberately pick horrible ugly boats in the hope ...
Brandon Ford, sailor and blogger, has bought a mystery tender for his yacht Oceanus, found on Craigslist. He wants RfP readers to help identify her. Tenders are generally unloved utility boats. Some people deliberately pick h...
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Rowing for Pain
Anthony Shaw contemplates participation in the punishing  Sulkava Rowing Marathon in eastern Finland: "With the 60 kms of somewhat serious rowing now only just over 10 days away, I am hoping that the many metres I have under my belt will see me through (it'...
Anthony Shaw contemplates participation in the punishing Sulkava Rowing Marathon in eastern Finland: "With the 60 kms of somewhat serious rowing now only just over 10 days away, I am hoping that the many metres I have under ...
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Paddle to Portchester
One of my favourite picnicking spots is Portchester Castle , built by the Romans, transformed into a modern fortress by the Normans, and used by English kings as the springboard for expeditions to bash the French, such as Edward III's venture to Crecy. The ...
One of my favourite picnicking spots is Portchester Castle, built by the Romans, transformed into a modern fortress by the Normans, and used by English kings as the springboard for expeditions to bash the French, such as Edwa...
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The Longest Day
Dawn: Malcolm Knight and friends get up at 3.30 for to row their lovely traditional skiffs on the Thames to Kingston for traditional bacon butties. Evening: Langstone Cutters row their traditional Solent Galleys across the harbour for traditional ruby murra...
Dawn: Malcolm Knight and friends get up at 3.30 for to row their lovely traditional skiffs on the Thames to Kingston for traditional bacon butties. Evening: Langstone Cutters row their traditional Solent Galleys across the ...
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Help a Hero
To Richmond Bridge Boat Club yesterday to coach a crew in training for the Great River Race. To get to the club we passed a slipway where, according to the club's Steve Kemsley, a small boy nearly drowned last week. Nobody had noticed, assuming the slowly-t...
To Richmond Bridge Boat Club yesterday to coach a crew in training for the Great River Race. To get to the club we passed a slipway where, according to the club's Steve Kemsley, a small boy nearly drowned last week. Nobody ha...
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  • Watford Grammar School for Boys
  • University of Portsmouth
    Engineering with Business Studies
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Freelance journalist
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News, Features, PR, Brochures in the Technology, Business and Property sectors
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  • Freelance journalist, present
    My work appears in The Times, Woman's Weekly and other newspapers and magazines.
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Fishbourne, Sussex, England