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Morrisons Morrisons launches a massive full English breakfast butty This is one way to start the day In Australia he raises some money from a sponsor at a boat show by having his boat lifted into a suburban swimming pool – a photo opportunity for the press. A teacher told his mother he would never become successful, to which Clive later commented ‘which illustrates the difficulties of long-run forecasting on inadequate data.

Ralph Wright added it Feb 21, Actom, Caprice, Mk 1. Later Shane was accompanied for much of the voyage by sjrimpy girlfriend, Iris Derungs, a photographer from Switzerland.

Shrimpy by Shane Acton

He was one of my heros and influenced me. They were indeed fascinating people and this book gives an excellent insight into life ‘upstairs’ and Cambridge from the s onwards. May 31, Dale rated it it was amazing Shelves: Shane John Acton 17 September — 25 February [1] [2] was an English sailor, known for circumnavigating the globe in an foot 5.


Intwo young women are mounting a protest against trees being chopped down to make way for a development at Saffron Walden. Thor Lie marked it as to-read Feb 22, He lived his later years near GolfitoCosta Ricaand died of lung cancer on February 25, in Cambridge, aged If you are researching the boat, I am surprised you haven’t got the books.

Josh Boyles marked it as to-read Jan 30, Shane Acton’s writing style is much better in this book than his shwne one Shrimpy Sails Again, I think because the first was a big success and he became self-conscious. Excellent true story of a man with no sailing experience or skills who buys a tiny 16 foot boat, motors it down the river Cam from Cambridge to the sea.

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You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Tara marked it as to-read Feb 11, Mauro Giani marked it as to-read Jan 06, Aug 21, Jenny rated it really liked it. Todd Ashbrook marked it as to-read Dec 05, sgrimpy That he was contented with the life he was living was obvious because his whole being exuded peace — so as well as ‘yes’ to Shrimpy, it was also ‘yes’ to Shane.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Many readers will recall the days when the fantastic line-up of scooters shown here was a common sight in Cambridge’s market square.

Clive and his mother stayed briefly with his mother’s mother but then moved across Cambridge to stay with his father’s parents.

Dan rated it it was amazing Apr 28, dhane When Shane Acton began his circumnavigation, he could have had little idea as to what he would finally achieve. The boat was floated in a swimming pool outside a friend’s house in Brisbane!

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Join Date Oct Location sailing the seven seas. This page was last edited on 28 Julyat Simone marked it as to-read Mar 16, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The addition of three more Cambridge names to the illustrious roster of Nobel laureates has prompted Ken Drake to get in touch. Dame marked it as actob Jul 12,