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by slim
Fri Sep 08, 2006 9:21 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: OS Map for Harlech, Portmadog and Bala
Replies: 9
Views: 1310

OS Map for Harlech, Portmadog and Bala

The cover never fails to amuse me.... little things... http://homepage.ntlworld.com/slim.turnbull/images/OS_Cover_map.jpg Anybody know who this is, where and from what period was it taken? Jurassic? Presumably before helmets were invented? At least they haven't put a picture of someone fishing on th...
by slim
Sun Jun 18, 2006 7:35 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: s6f thigh grips
Replies: 2
Views: 800

You could try Pyranha... Alternatively what I find works better is to use some cable ties. Cheap and very secure.
by slim
Tue Jun 06, 2006 1:11 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Lunchtime browsing...
Replies: 0
Views: 675

Lunchtime browsing...

A couple of trip reports, one for Slovenia and another for North Wales can be found here http://www.hppcc.co.uk

Slim
by slim
Wed May 31, 2006 10:01 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Tree down on Conwy
Replies: 1
Views: 921

The tree is still there (Sat 27th May) - there is no sneak route past this! Beware!! Inspect and portage in good time.
Slim
by slim
Tue May 30, 2006 1:16 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Slovenia video
Replies: 16
Views: 3119

Slovenia Pictures

I can't play the video as I am at work!! Doh! I'll have to wait until the weekend... : - ( Oh well there are some pictures of another trip to Slovenia, again from April, for anybody that can't see cucc2stu's video: http://www.ngsearch.co.uk/hppcc/reports/slovenia2006.htm If you look carefully, I thi...
by slim
Wed May 24, 2006 6:54 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Inflatable Handi-Racks - are they good enough??
Replies: 21
Views: 2837

Couldn't agree more with Ant M 24 - worked a treat for us in Italy/Slovenia even with a faulty leaking bladder on one of the bars. Not a mark on the roof. BTW We booked a Focus Estate and got a Renult Migane Estate....
by slim
Sun Feb 19, 2006 9:58 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Just met Martyn Jones and Karen Sinclair RE. access
Replies: 25
Views: 4412

We paddled the Dee on Saturday - Horseshoe to Town, and had a fantastic time. We were welcomed with friendly waves and smiles. No conflicts of any kind.

No thanks to access agreements.
by slim
Wed Feb 15, 2006 11:21 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Broken collarbone - Advice?
Replies: 11
Views: 1800

I broke mine last Feb and you have my sympathy especially when it comes to sleeping. Mine was on the side I like to sleep on and I'd find myself rolling over in the night to a very painful awakening! My GP was very firm with me I had to rest it for two weeks. She re-iterated how important it was to ...
by slim
Wed Feb 08, 2006 8:49 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Flying to Slovenia
Replies: 14
Views: 1987

Slovenia

We're out there 5th - 11th April (3 of us!). We are flying to Venice Marco Polo with Easyjet from East Mids. I can't wait.
by slim
Sat Feb 04, 2006 9:08 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: What will you do with your £125 million in the lottery?
Replies: 61
Views: 9324

If I won the lottery I said "I'd take up fishing"

About as much chance of that as winning the lottery!
by slim
Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:13 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: The end isn't in sight.
Replies: 13
Views: 2400

Are Banzer and Planet pole dancers?
by slim
Tue Jan 31, 2006 9:06 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: What will you do with your £125 million in the lottery?
Replies: 61
Views: 9324

I'd take up fishing...
by slim
Mon Jan 30, 2006 4:04 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: looking for a new freestyle boat, which one?
Replies: 31
Views: 5691

I might be one of those people who owned an S6X that Chris B refers to. I wouldn’t say I regret owning the S6X, but I can say that since paddling an S6F my boating has come on leaps and bounds. The X is one of those boats where if you are on form and the conditions are right, you wouldn’t want to pa...
by slim
Fri Jan 27, 2006 1:32 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Whats your user name/avatar all about?
Replies: 99
Views: 10776

Username: Slim - used to get called "sim" a lot (Simon), then one day, one of my mates decided that I wasn't as "fat as I looked". "Big, but slim"... I was Slim from then on - (I still don't know if they are taking the p*ss?....) Avatar: Doh! - Something to do with ignoring stupid signs...
by slim
Fri Jan 27, 2006 12:42 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: in todays paper - Anglers complain about EDM
Replies: 68
Views: 19691

http://www.carmarthenshire.org.uk

Would seem to feature various work by Lynn Hughes
by slim
Thu Dec 22, 2005 1:11 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Paint job
Replies: 12
Views: 1584

Is that blood in the picture?
by slim
Tue Nov 22, 2005 12:25 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Persil White
Replies: 29
Views: 3436

Black! Black! You lock me in the cellar and feed me pins

Slim
by slim
Wed Nov 02, 2005 10:23 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Accommodation Lake District
Replies: 2
Views: 525

Accommodation Lake District

Does anyone know of any good but not too pricey accommodation for a group of around six, in the Kendal/Windermere area. Last year we went to the YHA at Windermere (near the Troutbeck) which was OK... but if anyone knows of anything that is an improvement on this please let me know. We are looking at...
by slim
Sun Oct 30, 2005 9:50 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Pyranha Inazone 212
Replies: 3
Views: 563

SOLD
by slim
Wed Oct 26, 2005 12:04 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Pyranha Inazone 212
Replies: 3
Views: 563

Now £300 ono
by slim
Tue Oct 18, 2005 10:58 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Pyranha Inazone 212
Replies: 3
Views: 563

Pyranha Inazone 212

Pyranha Inazone 212 - Jaffa/Yellow Very good condition. Rachet back rest. £350 ono Tel Simon on 07917 466962 or 01509 559120. Loughborough/Nottingham area.

slim [dot] turnbull [AT] ntlworld [dot] com
by slim
Fri Oct 14, 2005 2:00 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Ever wondered where all the TWP/UKRGB rejects end up?
Replies: 17
Views: 1855

I think they are all HPPCC members... Grinner Kayaking _dude etc...

www.hppcc.co.uk
by slim
Fri Oct 07, 2005 2:18 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Looking after latex seals
Replies: 10
Views: 1280

I use talc on my cag. This is a bit of a habit from my diving days where I would use talc or seal saver on my dry "bag". It certainly helps with getting your cag on and can provide a good comedy moment when your white head pops through in a cloud of talc! When I was diving there was always a lot of ...
by slim
Thu Oct 06, 2005 12:36 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Ebay: Anyone lost an S6!
Replies: 6
Views: 1190

Ebay: Anyone lost an S6!

I have just seen this on Ebay. Look at the pictures and description. Very odd!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 7187396316
by slim
Fri Sep 30, 2005 1:11 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Videos
Replies: 24
Views: 3356

Well it made me laugh! Especially Backbarrow Falls - Thankyou for brightening up my dull day at work!
by slim
Tue Sep 20, 2005 1:42 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: New Photo competition
Replies: 113
Views: 21270

Image

There's more.... when I can find them!
by slim
Tue Aug 23, 2005 1:03 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: is nottingham ww course open Sunday?
Replies: 16
Views: 2352

Martyn said: However to claim that you are just as likely to get ill from the Thames is sheer lunacy. Hmmm... OK maybe what I said in my post comparing health risks of paddling on the Thames and Trent was a bit OTT. Especially when you consider the industrial cities the Trent drains (Brum, Derby, Le...
by slim
Sun Aug 21, 2005 4:52 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: is nottingham ww course open Sunday?
Replies: 16
Views: 2352

Complete nonsense

Once again more posts claiming that the River Trent is full of sewage and that ANY trip to HPP will result in various stomach upsets! Views that contribute absolutely nothing and just perpetuate this myth! I accept that the water quality of the River Trent hasn't always been good, but over the last ...
by slim
Tue Jul 19, 2005 1:12 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring Kayaks For Sale
Topic: Pyranha H2 255 for sale on Ebay
Replies: 0
Views: 531

Pyranha H2 255 for sale on Ebay

H2 255 in Yellow/Blue - I've only used this boat twice on Holmepierrepont White Water course, so is virtually as new! There are a few very minor scatches on the bottom from these runs on the course (see pics). I bought it as a boat for coaching - but in the end I didn't use it. Since then it has bee...