• December 28, 2016
    Thousands of people crammed into Chipping Norton on Boxing Day to see off
  • December 08, 2016
    Today managed a reschedule at work so I could attend this show. A fantastic opportunity to see
  • June 24, 2015
    Utter catastrophe the Dragonair watch was not allowed. The higher echelons of management
  • August 07, 2016
    Visited the local Lavender Fields on 5th August 2016. See

Dubai Off-Shore Sailing Club

Dubai Off-Shore Sailing Club

Had another great day with Sean, Kerry and children. Plus of course Zoe. For some reason Zoe and I arrived at 12:00 and didn’t leave until 21:00. At the end we had consumed at least a gallon of beer and not set foot on a boat. WHAT? Sean was there previous to us arriving and was anti-fouling his beautiful Jeanneau 349. I don’t know why, but I don’t have any pictures of Sean fantastic children….

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Boxing Day Hunt

Boxing Day Hunt

Thousands of people crammed into Chipping Norton on Boxing Day to see off the Heythrop Hunt’s riders. They meet again over the festive season at Stow on the Wold on New Years Day. The annual Boxing Day event packed out streets around the town hall as families came to see the horses and hounds. The Heythrop Hunt have not been allowed to hunt foxes since 2004, when the national ban on hunting wild mammals came into force, and instead…

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2016 – IOM Higgins

2016 – IOM Higgins

Credit: Picture by Tony Goldsmith. Article by Prodrive. The Subaru WRX STI TT Attack car developed by Prodrive specifically for the Isle of Man TT circuit, has today broken the lap record it set on Saturday. The car, driven by local Manx rally driver, Mark Higgins, lapped the 37.73-mile course in 17min 35.139 sec, equating to an average speed of 128.73 mph. This beat his Saturday record of an average speed of 126.971 mph. After…

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Formula 36PC

Formula 36PC

Had a ride out on this beautiful Formula 36PC today. The boat was in transit to the Coastguard to be reregistered. After that we made our way up the Creek and had a brush with Customs, which meant that the Coastguard had to be summoned to chastise us. At this point I left the boat and the remaining crew refuelled before leaving to return to the Marina. An absolute gorgeous boat, that I would be…

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