Tag Archives: folk

Fiddler’s Green

John Conolly’s evergreen Fiddler’s Green seems to have been largely forgotten among folkies (they probably sang it a bit too much decades ago) but it’s still popular with working boat folks including fishermen around the creeks where we keep our … Continue reading

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Thames double skiff for sale

[ad#intheboatshed-post] I fouled up badly at the Beale Park Thames Boat Show: my mistake was to believe the weather forecast and went to the show on the day it rained most. On the following day it was supposed to rain … Continue reading

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The Albert Strange Association offers a grand day out, sailing by barge from Maldon

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Wyvenhoe The Albert Strange Association folks have had a brilliant idea for their annual meet – offering those who are interested the grandest of grand days out. They’re offering up to 12 interested souls a day’s sailing aboard their … Continue reading

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