All posts by rupertrowe

A Dangerous Game

A dangerous game it is, and entirely self induced!! This said, despite the fact that it is occasionally a little dangerous and has taken more than a few of my feline lives, it remains one of the most enjoyable sports on earth. https://youtu.be/XWZPNkDl5AY   Around a month or so after the featured trip to Morocco, ...

Sailing CV

QUALIFICATIONS RYA Yachtmaster (Commercially Endorsed) RYA Ocean Theory STCW 95 MCA OOW; GMDSS, GSK, NAV&RADAR, HELM, EDH, PSCRB MCA AEC ENG 1 Medical Power Boat Level II Padi Rescue Diver   WORK EXPERIENCE SY ANTARES iii April2013/April2014 Skipper- Rik Dyson Mate/Engineer Having very little engineering experience prior to this job it was a big step ...

Drones join the fight against marine plastics

It’s one of Britain’s rare piping hot days; the sun is beating down and the Simpson-like clouds are floating majestically through a piercing blue sky. Widemouth Bay in North Cornwall is one of the many places across the UK where people, encouraged by the thermometer breaking into the mid teens, flood to on days like ...

An underappreciated profession (2)

Getting gigs as a musician is no mean feat and in an industry where there is always someone ready to fill your boots, there is very little ground to stand on as a musician fighting for a livelihood. What is worse is that many agencies or managers that claim to represent these people, are often exploiting their members' talent ...

An underappreciated profession

It’s Wednesday night… Set in the bustling heart of Hoxton, Tory Bar’s neon orange lights draw people, like moths to a flame, towards one of London’s best-kept secrets that offers some of uk’s best freelance musicians a place to come and play on their own terms. Looking through the windows into the bar however, the ...

Deutsche Borse Photography Foundation Prize

The Deutshe Borse Photography Foundation Prize has entered its twentieth year and it continues to provide a platform to pioneers of arguably the most fundamental medium in modern culture. Through a varied display of contrasting techniques and subject matters, this year’s shortlist represents the best photographers who have produced and exhibited, in Europe, over the ...

Art at the Old Vic

ART, Yasmina Reza, The Old Vic. 4/5 Director Matthew Warchus has reunited Art’s revered creative team, whose original performance in the West End in the 90s was met with wide acclaim and an extraordinary 600-show run, to bring Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award winning play back to London. The lead character in Reza’s play is 4’ ...