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by Pepe
Fri May 10, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: 2017/18 Summary and Aspirations for 2018/19
Replies: 19
Views: 1129

Re: Re:2018/19 Summary + Aspirations for 2019/20

This time last year Pepe wrote My aims for the new season are: a) Regular back maintenance exercises b) Row 500k c) Complete all CTC’s d) 8500 Nonathlon points e) Retain 1st place in WRVIS 80-89 Lwt. category f) Participate in WEC g) Post 100th successive monthly limerick in February 2019 This was t...
by Pepe
Thu May 09, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Happy Birthday Plummy
Replies: 7
Views: 222

Re: Happy Birthday Plummy

Many Happy Returns, David.
by Pepe
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13936

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Bugle call to team FSP :!:
Not much time left to do those hard yards and get your scores in.
We can close the gap between us and team FSG.
You know you can do it.

Your captain has spoken 8)
by Pepe
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: WRVIS
Replies: 6
Views: 284

Re: WRVIS

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by Pepe
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: WRVIS
Replies: 6
Views: 284

WRVIS

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Gold last year; silver this one. I'm on the downward slope :fsbgrin:
Hats off to the Canadian guy who put in a fantastic time to achieve gold.
by Pepe
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: An Extra Limerick
Replies: 311
Views: 39160

Re: An Extra Limerick

Dear reader I have to admit with a sigh That my limerick tank has run dry................ Did someone mutter"Thank gawd?" But as I pull the plug I won't merely shrug And leave you bereft, high and dry..... .....because here are the first two verses of an unfinished limerick poem entitled "The Advent...
by Pepe
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?
Replies: 2875
Views: 117068

Re: Anyone had any SEASON's bests recently?

An SB for the IRL 2K today of 8:37.0 which improved on my previous best by 5.3 secs.
by Pepe
Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13936

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

No problem, Max. Enjoy your break.
by Pepe
Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Free Spirits CTC Participation and Leaderboard
Replies: 452
Views: 46112

Re: Free Spirits CTC Participation and Leaderboard

Roger B. wrote: I like the idea of a bias but make it very old.
Hear, hear :!: :fsbgrin:
by Pepe
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any PBs recently?
Replies: 12063
Views: 333488

Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

Well done, Lily. That’s a very impressive result. =D> =D> =D> ^O^ ^O^ ^O^
by Pepe
Fri Feb 01, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: An Extra Limerick
Replies: 311
Views: 39160

Re: An Extra Limerick

Whenever you feel that you’re past it
Don’t panic, this feeling won’t last it
Will soon go away
When you row a few kay
No need to pre-order your casket :fsbgrin:
by Pepe
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 8
Views: 423

Re: Sad News

Hazel & I had the pleasure of meeting Dave and Gaye once only at Boston in 2010. They were a delightful couple and very pleasant company.
We are very sad to hear of Dave's passing.
by Pepe
Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13936

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Clarion call to Team Philip members. You have 10 days left to complete the 1 minute dash and close the gap between us and Team Guy. I’m counting on you :!:

Pepe
by Pepe
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Anyone had any PBs recently?
Replies: 12063
Views: 333488

Re: Anyone had any PBs recently?

I thought my days of PBs were over, but happily managed 285m. for this month’s IRL 1 minute challenge.
This was an improvement of 6 metres.
by Pepe
Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Happy birthday Alan (Strider77)!
Replies: 16
Views: 492

Re: Happy birthday Alan (Strider77)!

Many happy returns, Alan. Glad to see you back in action.
by Pepe
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: An Extra Limerick
Replies: 311
Views: 39160

Re: An Extra Limerick

Thanks, Jill.
A Happy New Year to you too.
by Pepe
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: An Extra Limerick
Replies: 311
Views: 39160

Re: An Extra Limerick

A Happy New Year to all FS.
It's now time to swap your seat at the dining table for a seat on the C2.


The Old Year has now run its course
No turkey nor cranberry sauce
Is left on your plate
So don't hesitate
Row some hard yards with impressive force :fsbgrin:
by Pepe
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13936

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

An appeal from Team Philip skip:

Please get your entries in, chaps, before you are potentially overwhelmed by a surfeit of rich food and high alcohol consumption which is almost inevitable at this time of year. A Happy Christmas to you all and good rowing :!:

Philip
by Pepe
Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: An Extra Limerick
Replies: 311
Views: 39160

Re: An Extra Limerick

A description of a visit to the dentist perhaps seen through rose-tinted spectacles

If you suffer from a bout of dental caries
You head off to where the dreaded dentist’s lair is
While relaxing in the chair
You will simply have no care
As the anaesthetic puts you with the fairies
by Pepe
Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019
Replies: 331
Views: 13936

Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Thanks, Tako. I’m still on the long, tedious road to recovery from the dreaded shingles, but nonetheless I intend to have a go at the distance this month since a recorded time is better than no time at all. Besides that, I don’t want to let the side down.
Full steam ahead for FSP!
by Pepe
Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: An Extra Limerick
Replies: 311
Views: 39160

Re: An Extra Limerick

We may ponder what life's all about
If we knew, from the rooftops we'd shout
But whatever its purpose
Of time there's no surplus
So rather than rust, I'll wear out
by Pepe
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Not a pretty sight
Replies: 8
Views: 321

Re: Not a pretty sight

Thanks, Ian. Hope it won’t be too long before I’m back in action.
by Pepe
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Not a pretty sight
Replies: 8
Views: 321

Re: Not a pretty sight

Thanks, Max, that’s a welcome tonic.
by Pepe
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Free Spirits forum
Topic: Not a pretty sight
Replies: 8
Views: 321

Not a pretty sight

Unfortunately, I’ve been knocked back by an attack of shingles which, amongst other things, has affected vision in my left eye. However, looking on the bright side (through my right eye of course :fsbgrin: ) I had earlier put down markers for our CTC and for Team Philip in this month’s IRL 1 mile. I...
by Pepe
Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: The Sanctuary
Topic: An Extra Limerick
Replies: 311
Views: 39160

Re: An Extra Limerick

If you are of a squeamish disposition and about to have a meal, then read no further :fsbgrin:

For lunch Joe consumed a large curry
But he ate in too much of a hurry
With an intake of beer
The outcome was clear:
A volcanic intestinal slurry :~c