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WSX chat 30th November

As we come to the end of Lockdown 2, some words of wisdom from Gavin: Last Friday evening I was getting a bit bored with lockdown so thought I would treat myself with some traditional Friday food. I’m fortunate that my local chippy is only three minutes walk 😊. Togged up and mask in hand I […]

WSX Chat 17th November

A message from Gavin: Stan Smith the American tennis player of the 70s and 80s used to say: “Experience tells you what to do, confidence allows you to do it”. This definitely applies to my orienteering. I enjoyed my night league run at Upton back on 19th October, made a few mistakes and as I had […]

WSX chat 2nd November

You will note there is a change to the title of the chat to invite everyone to share their thoughts. Please do contribute. In the absence of volunteers it will be Jolyon and Gavin. Here is Gavin with the latest chat: Couple of events to report upon. There should have been three but Wimborne rightly […]

Tribute to Kay Sayer by Ian

29th August 1946 – 25th October 2020 Kay and I met at Christchurch Rowing Club in 1974 soon after the breakup of her first marriage. Within 2 years we had moved in together and we jointly raised her 2 sons as our own. She briefly tried rowing but that didn’t fit well with raising a […]

Chairman’s Chat 20th October

From Vice Chairman, Gavin: Joni Mitchell was singing Big Yellow Taxi on the radio the other day. Part of the lyrics are: “Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone” this certainly resonated about our Sport this year. Being the creative bunch we are, we have learnt […]
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