Real people and boats

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our top helmsperson!

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Colin – who brought everyone together!




I’ve been spending too much of my time with my head up Mr Pension’s backside. Last summer, after spending a lot of money doing  Lady Lucy up,  I decided it was time to invite people on the boat who weren’t related to Mr Pension and who were coming because they don’t get Mr Pension’s munificence (conferences, hospitality, high-salaries etc.)

I put the outing schedule on Eventbrite and a whole load of people have been on the boat who I didn’t know but want to know in future.

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Lolly -licious!


Here are some new friends after we’d been eating electric-blue lollies at Hambledon lock!

Here are some new friends having fun at the back of the boat

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On the regatta course


Here’s us going through Marsh Lock on the way to Sonning

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Team work at Marsh lock


It rained a bit in the morning and many of the roads in Berkshire were flooded, just as well we had a boat!


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By the time we got to Henley it was hard to tell river from road

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Some drunk responsibly

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Some hid their drinking

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And some just got drunk!

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Everyone took their turn in the wheelhouse

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to general derision

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or to keep the boat moving

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Pimms going down well – lads!


Thanks to Colin and his party and to all the other great people who’ve just turned up and made this summer such a blast! Lady Lucy awaits any good-meaning people who want to have real fun!

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Whether you work in pensions or you don’t , Lady Lucy is a free amenity for your pleasure this summer. I think sharing is everything so I’m using social media to share my boat,  if you’re reading this – you’re invited! There are plenty of spaces for the rest of the year!

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The sun came out from time to time

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We all mucked in but Eugenie led the partying!

About henry tapper

Founder of the Pension PlayPen, Director of First Actuarial, partner of Stella, father of Olly . I am the Pension Plowman
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2 Responses to Real people and boats

  1. John Mather says:

    Very generous and a great way of sharing keep up the good work

    John & Martha

    Liked by 1 person

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