Monthly Archives: May 2007

Mull tomorrow

15°C, getting cooler & rain is coming down the Northern approaches. Drive to the Scottish Isle of Mull. That will be one monster drive. It also means no more posts here for over a week.   Next Saturday, we drive back … Continue reading

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Video-head

14°C, sun, humidity. Video: we’ve hatched a great idea at work ( or at least I like it!). Carl has a head mounted video camera, we can use it to make a video of the 3~peaks challenge. We’re carrying on … Continue reading

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Final arrangements

23°C, clear sunny & more humid. 3~peaks: final plans are set, we’re staggering the start. The 3 summits group are going up Nevis at 10am, then the 24hr group start at 16.00hrs. We may cross each other near the bottom. … Continue reading

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Sturgeon’s field

21°C, sunny. The month of May really is the time to see England- see photo.

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Double-cross

21°C, summer! Linseed: adding dynamic range to the painting using linseed diluted "ivory" black. Put the walking poles back in and generally given the picture much more weight. See below. I’m beginning to like it again.   Cycling: missing out … Continue reading

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Recovery

20°C, sun & light winds At home: a quiet day, mow the lawn, walk the dogs and sleep and sleep. this knee is trying its best to be good but sometimes is strikes a lightning bolt up my leg. ouch. … Continue reading

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Head in the clouds- twice in one day.

9-14°C, showers, v. windy Two mountains in 12 hours: lots of walking, lots of rushing about and vast amounts of driving. 2 litres of water were drunk per mountain, but that was not nearly enough.   Firstly– Scafell Pike: very … Continue reading

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Check and re-check

20°C, rain then sun, rather humid. Bags Packed: just checking the kit, thinking through what might happen and what to carry in response. There is just enough space left for food in the rucksack lid; side pockets lined with emergency … Continue reading

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Scafel Pike- going back

16°C, grey, some drizzle. 3~peaks: we’re going back this weekend to beat that mountain: as a bonus- we then drive straight to Snowdon to do the Miner’s track ascent on the same day. Plans are laid- Friday I get homefrom … Continue reading

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Actionscript 2

18°C, rain then showers and sunny bits. Actionscript: it’s such a frustrating process, full of errors and unfathomable messages. I spent quite a bit of my free time working through a tutorials book today and am trying to reproduce what … Continue reading

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