Browsing Archive: March, 2013

Trent Head 2013

Posted by Julie Paillin on Wednesday, March 6, 2013,
Trent Head we had
Nov 8+ DERC men Phil, Matt, Jeremy, Brian, Sam, Jim with Will and Callum from Welbeck
Nov 8+ Welbeck
W.Nov 8+ Welbeck Morgan, Emily, Olivia, Nadine, Ellie, Kat, with DERC Ladies Sarah and Lynsey sitting in.

IM3 4x- Neil, Simon, with Josh and James from Welbeck
W.IM3 8+ Jooles, Amy, Michelle, Jill, Tammy, and Georgie, Charlie and Amy from Welbeck.

The DERC Nov 8+ had Sam, Brian and Phil who for them was their first ever race. The crew had also never rowed with the Welbeck...
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Bristol Head

Posted by Julie Paillin on Wednesday, March 6, 2013,
First Time for all of us at Bristol. It was interesting to see the boatshed and lack of storage and gym in a separate building nearby. The docks were fabulous to row in, difficult to keep your eyes in the boat as their was so much to see. 
For pics visit

The Ladies raced W.IM3 8+ and borrowed some ladies from Welbeck, so we had the more experienced girls with points.
Crew consisted of 
Stroke Jooles
7 Michelle
6 ...

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Trafford win with Welbeck

Posted by Julie Paillin on Wednesday, March 6, 2013,
Just a quick note that Welbeck had their first win of the Season with the W.Nov.4x+ coxed and coached by myself at Trafford Head. The boys had an epic fail in the eight with 3's rigger breaking and the fin falling off resulting in a crash that was caught on camera. See the Welbeck facebook page for pics 

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the wee hours cont....

Posted by Julie Paillin on Wednesday, March 6, 2013,
So from the hosts point of view the story is a little different. Christmas party planning with Neil is challenging as he wanted to do the big shop. I however had done a spreadsheet (one of my many obsessions) and worked out exactly how much to buy of everything depending on how many were coming. 
We had help with Naomi doing the smoked salmon starter, Michelle doing the soup and Lauren's Mum Eileen doing the Chocolate Roulade and Hannah W's Gran providing the home-made Christmas Pudding. So al...
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That time I probably ate too much...

Posted by Hannah Reeves on Wednesday, March 6, 2013,

Location: Neil’s massive guest house, Syston

Time: 7.30pm (ish) – 1.00am (ish) for some of us (ok, just me)

It was Christmas (ish) and December the 8th was upon us. This could only mean one thing. Devil’s Elbow celebrating their first Christmas together.

It was a stressful time. Not only was our Santa Row cancelled due to yet more bad weather (damn you rain clouds! Why must you burden us with your tears?) but nobody had been able to sample Hannah W’s mulled cider (I for one was es...

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