Posted: 15/05/2019 21:03:11
HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone: unless, of course, that is if you happen to be Chinese, in which case you haven’t got there yet. You may not know and, indeed, may not care, but Chinese New Year starts on February 8th and it’s the year of the Red Monkey. Actually, I think the Romans had it right when they decided to start the New Year in March....
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Posted: 07/05/2019 20:49:42
IT IS a truism widely accepted amongst the Laser Fleet that when Donald is the Race Officer, no-one checks to see whether it is too windy to go sailing! And so it was that a bunch of intrepid laser sailors were rigging their boat, on the hard, knowing that they were going racing, despite the presence of a pretty powerful depression....
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Posted: 07/05/2019 20:37:40
“On ne saurait faire d'omelette sans casser des œufs”, or so the French would have us believe, but have you ever noticed that when you do crack some eggs to make an omelette, the yokes invariably remain perfectly formed until you whisk them up. ...
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Posted: 07/05/2019 20:27:24
THE IDES OF MARCH have come and gone: much to the relief of Roman Emperors no doubt, but what about our sailing deities, how have they fared?...
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Posted: 28/04/2019 19:56:24
SHARP eyed readers will see what I’ve done here! I’d like to say that like St George I was busy fighting dragons during April and, therefore couldn’t write the newsletter. But, just like Saint George, I’ve never even seen a dragon let alone fought one! I did promise you that there would be more to write about sailing than in previous editions: so here goes....
by Ann & John Keates | 0 comments