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Tales of kindness from the riverbank

  This isn’t one of those trophy weekends when the sun is shining. The river is full of last week’s rain and the temperatures are ten degrees down on this time last week. But Lady Lucy was out yesterday and … Continue reading

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We got to see sunshine after the rain!

Bluebirds flying over the mountain again? Well not quite – this is the Thames valley, but I did see a yellow wagtail bobbing beside the boat around 6 am! A few hours later my intrepid crew turned up – looking … Continue reading

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Lady Lucy Booking Schedule for 2021

If you would like to come on Lady Lucy this year, you need to make a booking   You can book here  

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Lady Lucy and the Riva Ariston – costs are appropriate, value is common.

A couple of weeks ago, one of Lady Lucy’s engines stopped working. It turned out that I had run its fuel out. Worse, i had no way of knowing as the engine’s fuel gauge was broken. Meanwhile the other engine … Continue reading

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2020 Lady Lucy boating schedule

Once again, Lady Lucy is out on the river for most of the summer. I have two types of tickets. Everyone can come to the weekend events (including extended trips on bank holidays). You and your family, friends and pets … Continue reading

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Stoking it up on the river

The heat was intense but there was enough wind from the passing of the boat to keep the guests. Amazing yesterday – off again today! pic.twitter.com/st4TdFTEli — Pension Plowman (@henryhtapper) August 26, 2019   The plugs were in as we … Continue reading

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Lady Lucy out lock-busting (again)!

It’s been a slow start to the boating year on the Thames. Heavy rain and snow made Easter boating unpleasant and dangerous and it’s only in the past few days that river-levels have subsided to take red boards off mid-Thames … Continue reading

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Three seasons of boating on Lady Lucy

  I am in love with the river Thames, all my money goes into boats – (apart from the horse!). Over the weekend, I’ve been organising the boating schedule for Lady Lucy. Last year I had over 400 guests on … Continue reading

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So what makes you so special?

It’s a tough question in any walk of life. There is always someone who will answer that question because they are, but most of us will find ourselves out when answering it. We’re not – and if we were all … Continue reading

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The making and keeping of friends.

  We had a good conversation in the Olde Bell after racing yesterday about the value of friendship. One of our party was quite methodical in how she cultivated friendship. Acquaintances were granted access to her via linked in from … Continue reading

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