So I had a plan to go paddling in Quebec for a couple of weeks taking in the Magpie river as a self-supported multi-day trip.

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Return to Blighty

Richard runs the big one on the Malbaie
Richard runs the big one on the Malbaie.

I’ve just returned from a rather fantastic two weeks in Quebec. Lots of photos to follow but in the meantime here’s one of Richard running the big drop on the Malbaie. The Malbaie is a fantastic river that involves walk-ins, off-road driving, bear avoidance as well as a big waterfall.

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Summer Break

Things have been a little on the hectic side around here recently, hence no photo of the day posts. But now I’ve left the office for a few weeks and am about to head off to Quebec and, if all goes according to plan, the Magpie river. Back in a few weeks

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Canoe Kayak – July 2011

It’s a bit late seeing as the August edition comes out soon, but, the July issue of Canoe Kayak magazine has an article written by “semi-retired gentleman” Dave Surman about our Easter tour of Europe (here and here). Illustrated by photos from yours truly, go buy a copy before it’s to late.

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Five go to Dorset

We were heading down to the South West Sea Kayak Meet at Corfe Castle. Vicky, Seth, Dave, Paul and I fitted comfortably into Seth’s van with borrowed sea boats on the roof. After a pretty hectic week at work the promised weekend of sun and sea down in Dorset was getting off to a pretty […]

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KCC Paddle the Mighty Nene

Last Sunday KCC ran a little trip up to the Nene Whitewater Centre at Northampton. Not somewhere that some consider the gnarliest of whitewater experiences, but, on a baking hot day there was fun to be had. And for those who hadn’t been there before, and those who had, there where plenty of thrills to […]

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