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I am going to stop drinking

This idea came a little out of the blue, but as the title says, I am going to stop drinking. I drink quite a bit for a variety of reasons. The first reason is that a decent beer is really really nice. The less excusable reason is my lifestyle, namely

Three day weekend in Wales and on the Lune

On Thursday evening, Jack, Jamie, Vanessa, and I got in the car and headed down south to the illustrious Cheshire. Having spent the night at my house, and witnessing Jamie getting a Mawwdach-esque beatdown from my mother we headed off bright and early Friday morning to the Dee. Vanessa, being

North Wales boating

This weekend Jack, Jamie, Reuben, and myself headed to North Wales. Roo very kindly let us stay at his home, and his parents/sister were very hospitable. Given that the other option was to camp in below freezing temperatures, I think it is fair to say that we all appreciated

The Swale looks intimidating

Two evenings ago, I was looking at river levels and saw that the Swale amongst other things had been dancing around a nice level. Jack said he'd get me down the Swale before Christmas, I was having kayaking withdrawal... I made the proposal. The next morning Jack called to say

The Leven and the Kent

Our group was: Harry; Big Rob; Charley; Jack; Jamie; Tom (me) Wednesday. 8am. The chapel. Wednesday. 8:15am. The road (with all the correct kit). After an insanely early start, we headed to the lakes. The night before rumors of everything being in spate were heard. We had intended to

My first Scottish paddling adventure

Over the weekend, I headed up to Scotland with a few good friends. Here begun my first Scottish paddling adventure... I'd heard a lot about the white water in Scotland and was really looking forward to paddling the Etive. That is not to say that I was not insert expletive

My dissertation research outline

Today, having not done much productive in terms of academic work this year, I decided to get on with my dissertation research outline. The domain name industry is one of those hidden gems - not much is known about it outside the industry, and there is not much literature relating

The Middle Tees

On Sunday I was manipulated into driving on a beginners/freshers trip with the club to the middle tees. Having never run the middle tees I was somewhat intrigued, and as it was a nice enough day it seemed like a great opportunity to get a little more practice in.

Park and Play - Linton falls

On Wednesday (19/10/2011) Jack, Jamie, Bryn and I headed out to Linton Falls on the River Wharfe for a bit of park and play fun. This was our second Wednesday trip as part of our Wonderful Wednesdays format :) The falls weren't particularly high, nor particularly low, none the
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