Monthly Archives: Aug 2012

Jenny Saville at MoMA

20°C, light summer clouds. The Museum of Modern Art put on a show this summer of Jenny Saville‘s new works. Some larger drawings supported by a good choice of well-known large canvases. The gallery was large with pictures given loads … Continue reading

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Bearing in

17°C, cloudy & light westerlies It is in, the fix is in. This morning I put a new bottom bracket bearing in the race-bike. Will ride soon to test it out and try out the larger inner-chainring. It’s now 42-53, … Continue reading

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Getting dark

22°C, cleared by lunchtime It’s dark earlier here. Much darker and sudden. It goes with that heart sinking realisation that a holiday is over. The sun touches down in Scotland at something like 21.10, here it’s half an hour earlier … Continue reading

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Wild camp

19°C, light cloud with a SW breeze. There is a great upland route near Glen Finnon. It’s a horseshoe of peaks that includes two Munroes, a long undulating ridge and magnificent views of glens, mountains including Ben Nevis, and views … Continue reading

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20°C, clearing Mid holiday has a definite feeling. Work is still a long way off, physically and mentally recovered and looking forward to adventures. I’ve been on two already- both involved camping of one sort or another. Now, I’m looking … Continue reading

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18°C, clear but some showers. CR:44.5 miles It’s no real dilemma, the choice between watching sport on TV (Olympics or Tour De France) and going out for a ride in the sunshine. This year’s Olympics is different; the events are … Continue reading

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