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Girl on the River’s 10 year anniversary

Ten years ago I pressed “publish” on my very first Girl on the River post, and I don’t think it’s overdramatic to say that in that moment, my life...

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Rivercide – what YOU can do to help

If you watched last night’s powerful, live documentary, Rivercide, about the crisis in our rivers, the chances are you’re feeling angry, shocked, depressed and desperate to do something to...

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Can we save our rivers?

One person can’t save our rivers. Neither can one podcast episode. But I fervently believe that if we all start to take steps right now there’s still time to...

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What next for Zoom Ergos?

Ever since it burst on to the scene in November last year, Zoom Ergos enthusiasts have been asking how long it will go on for and what will happen...

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Getting steamed up over Covid

  I’m a pretty law-abiding person by nature, and throughout the pandemic I’ve gone along with the restrictions with as much patience and good humour as I can muster....

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Monmouth Wonder Women – the superheroes taking on Race the Thames

There’s a bit of a superheroes thang going on with this year’s Race the Thames. First we had the Paravengers led by undubitable superhero Pete Reed. And now… drum...

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#NotWehorr2021 – the Women’s Head of the River like you’ve never known it

In the most historic Women’s Head in living memory, a powerful crew of more than 600 tore up the Tideway this morning, setting a new course record of 17:40...

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Your new ZoomErgos host

Since I last wrote about ZoomErgos back in December (when the latest lockdown was a mere twinkle in the PM’s eye), it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that...

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How to get out of the lockdown exercise rut

I’d been doing so well. Exercising like a fiend. Walking every day. Feeling, if I’m really honest, a tiny bit smug. Until one day last week, out of the...

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Why Zoom Ergos have saved my sanity

By rights I should be thoroughly fed up. The last time I managed to get out on the river was back in October, when there were still leaves on...

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Extra Christmas gifts for rowers – bonus edition!

It’s always the way. If you do your Christmas shopping or planning too early, you invariably come across a bunch of gifts you wish you’d thought of just after...

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Introducing Girl on the River, the podcast!

I have news! Exciting news! Today I’m launching Girl on the River, the Podcast – a brand new podcast to go side by side with Girl on the River...

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