Jolyon Medlock

Wessex OC Member

Most recent posts


Chairman’s Chat 25th February

First of all, apologies for the late posting, but I am abroad with limited wifi. Quite a lot to report this week, we have four reports from members to read, two from a South West Training 3 day event in the Lake District, from the perspective of a junior (Lyra) and a parent (Nicola). Then […]

Co-Chairman’s Chat 28th January

Last weekend we helped North Gloucestershire Orienteering Club celebrate their 50th birthday with a fast middle distance at Knockalls and a classic (long slog) at Lightning Hill, both in the Forest of Dean. Several clubs are also celebrating similar milestones and as we know, Wimborne are celebrating their birthday at the Caddihoe Chase in October […]

Chairman’s Chat 30th December

First of all I hope all Wessex Orienteering Club members (and other blog readers) had a peaceful and relaxing Christmas and managed to get out in the brief spells of sunshine between days of low mist and gloom. This is a time when we focus our attention to other aspects of our life, and start to […]

‘Chairman’s Chat’ December 9th

This was my first weekend without orienteering since September, so timely for me to provide the weekly update! SOC King’s Garn First up: Saturday morning SOC event at King’s Garn and Castle Malwood in the New Forest. ‘Sunshine, mud, plenty of wet areas’ were order of the day in a lovely area of the Forest, home […]

Swiss O

Swiss O week Alpine pastures, the sound of cow bells, Apollo butterflies dancing in between the pre-alpine glades, the rattle of the chairlift, and the distant whistle of a marmotte. Anyone who has spent a summer in the mountain paradise of the alps will be familiar with this. Combine all that with a big orienteering […]
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