Monthly Archives: October 2009

late afternoon happens in the night

15°C, sun & some soaking; Cycle 71 miles In lanes like these:This was the scene, nearly home, only 10 miles to go in Seckington. A struggle against the wind for the last 25 miles. No sign of turning the heating … Continue reading

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A modern critical idiom

16°C, wam and wet (weather), brewing up to let’s-see-what. A scary prospect? No, indeed I am invincible!

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Occupational hazard

11°C, rain.Orange leaves clinging to wet things Autumn colds are an occupational hazard in our business. It’s only been two weeks since the last one and I have another cold rising today. Damned awkward when a week’s holiday is approaching.Loonies: … Continue reading

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All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy

Cold air approaching, 12°C & dropping. Smells of rain. Spammers are truly insane, these all claim to be from the Inland revenue. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Education “Split” on the theme of the great … Continue reading

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Back on the road again

13°C, light & daubs of orange. 70 miles cycilng wearing the same clothes again.:Off to see Devon Sproule later.

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Maybe Aspen

14°C, grey, mizzle How dull misty wet, it’s dripping from every free standing object. I want to be westwards.Perhaps Rosie is appreciating her sheep-effect rug more than that canine-jumper. Tasteful huh?

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Aberystwyth_HDR01

15°C, grey-dry. Aberystwyth is a worthy visit. this is a High-Dynamic-range picture- using three exposures added together. They were only 1 stop apart but I now think more 2 stops would have been better. I’m going to try this technique … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Lawn

19°C, warm rain. A utilitarian choice of read. Bedtime is time for a short read for me. It has ot be short because lying down makes me fall asleep- even in daytime. This book is full of short stories, I … Continue reading

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I used to…

15°C, light grey Sleep paralysis: BBC. I used to get this in my mid 20s. It was a long time ago I know, but quite unforgettable. There was no sensation that someone was in the room, let alone sitting on my … Continue reading

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Succession (contingent upon)

15°C, clear, minimal breeze Secession: could this be the word I am looking for? We need (as you know from previous posts on here) a word for the process of  nature reclaiming derelict man-made sites.this Beech is watching you from … Continue reading

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