Monthly Archives: Apr 2012

This time last year…

10°C, rain This time last year I camped in the Rhinogydd range. This year it’s unlikely that I will camp during this Easter break. A week of rain, sun and heavy showers is forecast. This morning I took Rosie to the … Continue reading

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Stiff link

12°C, grey with some drizzle CR:46 miles. It’s never simple is it? Spend the morning finishing the bike service and it runs sweetly while hanging from a rope in the shed. Have lunch then set off on a ride to … Continue reading

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Bike servicing: Indexing

8°C, grey. CR:34 miles Ordered spares for the winter bike last week. Yesterday was the promised delivery day. No phone call, so I went in this morning. The parts have not arrived. “They’re made in Japan and haven’t arrived on … Continue reading

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Lime green

8°C, grey after a blue start. I have painted the top landing in this house. It’s a complicated shape on that landing with lime green on the sides and a paler green on the end and ceiling. It looks great … Continue reading

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Panic on the streets

8°C, grey with a little rain. I went for a bit of panic petrol buying yesterday. When I got to the Panic Station, there was only one car before me. Perhaps I have missed a window of opportunity all the … Continue reading

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To be doing?

-2C~? Clear I know language is an organic thing that evolves over the decades. But there is a trend that doesn’t rest easily with me, the prevalence of the passive present continuous voice. It’s everywhere and sounds so weak and … Continue reading

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