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Old 01-05-2010, 02:46 PM   #1
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Smile Im Back

Had about four months away from posting on this site, been coming back and having a general browse though to keep updated . I've been away studying and doing coursework for my exams in the summer .

I thought i may as well come out of the bag and finally tell you who i am after about 2 years . A few of you might know that I raced in Plymouth in a basic race in the yellow Cougar that is scream-it.com and we actually done quite well coming first in class ahead of Mr Parsonage and Mr Blacker in their X-cat ;-).

This is my final year doing A-Levels and i have a couple of options next year:

Either go to Plymouth or Portsmouth University to study Marine Sports Technology

Or do a Business Apprenticeship.

so sorry about the stig approach ive had for the past two years

oh yeah and one last thing as a few of you thought i may have been linked with Honda, I can inform you im not in any way .
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Old 01-05-2010, 06:03 PM   #2
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I went to plymouth - did Marine Engineering.

Best time of my life, loved the place. If you like outdoor sports, both on land and water, it's perfect, and the devon & cornwall coastline is amazing.

Porstmouth, IMVHO, was a bit of a dump by comparison - not that I'm biased.
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Old 02-05-2010, 12:44 PM   #3
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haha, thanks :-)

yeah i got that impression about Portsmouth too, been to both Uni's now and much preferred Plymouth, seems a much nicer place.

Still not sure about going to Uni though as the course seems tailored towards one area and in the current climate I dont think that will be a good idea whereas the Business apprenticeship will give me more freedom
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It's not necessarily what the degree was about these days, more just that you made the effort to get one.

Something I didn't do, and I often wish I did. That said, all's turned out well and I'm immensely happy, but it would've been easier with a degree!

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Had about four months away from posting on this site, been coming back and having a general browse though to keep updated . I've been away studying and doing coursework for my exams in the summer .

I thought i may as well come out of the bag and finally tell you who i am after about 2 years . A few of you might know that I raced in Plymouth in a basic race in the yellow Cougar that is scream-it.com and we actually done quite well coming first in class ahead of Mr Parsonage and Mr Blacker in their X-cat ;-).

This is my final year doing A-Levels and i have a couple of options next year:

Either go to Plymouth or Portsmouth University to study Marine Sports Technology

Or do a Business Apprenticeship.

so sorry about the stig approach ive had for the past two years

oh yeah and one last thing as a few of you thought i may have been linked with Honda, I can inform you im not in any way .

Thank **** for that! Now I won't have anymore sleepless nights wondering who you were......
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Hey Jono, it says your 47 today, is that age or waist?
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Hey Jono, it says your 47 today, is that age or waist?


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I went to plymouth - did Marine Engineering.

Best time of my life, loved the place. If you like outdoor sports, both on land and water, it's perfect, and the devon & cornwall coastline is amazing.

Porstmouth, IMVHO, was a bit of a dump by comparison - not that I'm biased.
Me too. First year of the 'new' Marine Studies degree when the place was still a Polytechnic. Ahem years ago. Can't think of a better location to go to Uni.
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i agree very good location, although went to the open day and they said only 50% of first years are guaranteed student accomodation, so if i wasnt to get it the i would have to find a house/flat with some random person or people.

So ive chose Portsmouth as my first choice, plus its closer only 2 hours away whereas Plymouth is like 5 hours away.
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I viewed further away from the parents as a good thing.


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i agree very good location, although went to the open day and they said only 50% of first years are guaranteed student accomodation, so if i wasnt to get it the i would have to find a house/flat with some random person or people.

So ive chose Portsmouth as my first choice, plus its closer only 2 hours away whereas Plymouth is like 5 hours away.
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I viewed further away from the parents as a good thing.
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