I’m having too much fun to be ready for my good luck to end. I hope that, as the sun rises, 2015 will prove to be as brilliant as the last year was.
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A birthday in late-April is no time to hold a celebration (examinations begin in the early weeks of May), but two months on, my late eighteenth birthday party was blessed with wonderful weather.
Five years after the family hosted an evening boat party to mark Mum’s 50th and Harriet’s 18th, I picked this Sunday afternoon to hold my very own. With me engrossed in revision, Dad had done the vast majority of the organising, although I came up with the finer details: deciding on the menu, compiling the playlist, and suggesting a ‘Henley’ dress code.
Ahead of the start of our DofE Silver expedition today, we had a much-needed ‘refresher’ of our canoe skills and rescue procedures last week, as this video shows.
This weekend, my friends and I completed the expedition element of our DofE Bronze Award, by canoeing down the Thames from Lechlade to Eynsham Lock.
This Week’s Photo I took this, at arms reach (hence the funny tilt), today, as a group of us practiced paddling ahead of our Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award in a few weeks’ time....