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Tom Parker

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Date registered: January 3, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Tom’s Top Tips for Tailees — June 5, 2019
  2. Northern Lights — September 2, 2011
  3. It’s where the Cheeky Girls come from… — September 24, 2010
  4. Cheekystan? Where’s that? — May 29, 2010
  5. Mexico Set — March 17, 2010

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Tom’s Top Tips for Tailees

John Lennon once said, ‘Someone getting vertical in their boat is either really into kayaking, or knows someone who is really into kayaking…’


Northern Lights

A load of us finally managed to prise ourselves away from Oppland this summer and made the Journey to Northern Norway, or Nord Norge, as the locals call it. It was rather nice. for more, go here… Take it easy, Tom


It’s where the Cheeky Girls come from…

Actually, that’s Romania. Tajikistan, however, has some cracking boating. For the lowdown on the ups and downs, check out and get home with the downies… (No pictues, we’ve still not got any coal for the internet…)


Cheekystan? Where’s that?

Is the question that normally gets asked whenever Tajikistan, a little known republic of the former USSR is mentioned. In a bid to help change this situation, put Tajikistan on the WW map and prove that ‘The Cheeky Girls’ do not come from there, Tom Parker, Chris Eastabrook, Rich Brooks and Dave hollin are going …

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Mexico Set

Turns out Mexico isn’t all desert and cacti after all… For more stunning images and the lowdown, head to


Dave Fairweather Caption Competition

Answers on a postcard to Sammy at Pyranha. Best one wins a packet of hobnobs, kindly donated by


North Wales – it’s actually quite good…

Raindrops rattled off the dustbin outside and sloshed down the drains as the clouds swept over North Wales. The first rain for weeks, proper rain, pink bits on the internet rainfall radar and everything. It would be easy to drop everything and head for the Ogwen. But that’s what we always do. So, I was …

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