Monthly Archives: November 2012

Hospital Food

0~4°C, clear, calm. First ice: just runoff from fields, so I walked a few short stretches this morning. As I rode in, the moon set in the north west. The self-same moon rose on the way home. I wondered about … Continue reading

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Give way

7°C, light cloud. Chilly. If you have time, when you get to work, let off steam about annoying drivers who got in your way. I did that this morning and a flood gate opens for others to relate their stories. … Continue reading

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Bad mood.

7°C, rain. Arrived at work in quite a bad mood. The bike felt like it was falling apart, the rear axle didn’t grip the drop-out properly so it wobbled. The wheel is quite new and it seems that the axle … Continue reading

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A film for my birthday.

7°C, sun became rain later. Heavy. From now, get used to the idea that I’m forty-eight years old. Film: Amour. Not everybody’s choice of film on a thoroughly middle-aged birthday, a film about old age and death. It is rightly … Continue reading

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Poaching

10C, light rain. Pulled in on Cannock Chase on the way up north. Rosie needs a run and I rather like walking in forests in the dark. While getting my stuff ready with my head-torch on, a black car pulled … Continue reading

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Dark road.

10°C, mild and SW getting stronger. Drive today, much to my frustration. The Met-office have issued a rain warning for this afternoon. I dread riding on the dark, wet A-roads in poor visibility. Every winter hosts these pent up frustrations. … Continue reading

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Help! I need a mathematician.

11°C, S wind. Light rain. Finally I got the photo; was worth the slight risk of a late arrival at work. So here is a way to save thousands of nothings. Bargain.

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Crime minister.

6°C, no wind. No I didn’t vote yesterday either. I stayed away from the polling booth along with 88.4% of the electorate. One polling station ( in Devon I believe) didn’t receive a single vote. In that time, questions floated … Continue reading

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Leaves.

9°C, still & foggy start. Drove in today. Fog has descended. Drove home in clear air but my view was obscured by a boot full of leaves. Our caretaker let me take 6 big bags of swept leaves, mainly from … Continue reading

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Eleventh hour.

9°C, NE light, sunny. CK:48.8 miles. Rode along the coast to Southport. Before I got there I came upon a memorial ceremony at just before 11am. So, I pulled over and stood there. And watched. I removed my helmet for … Continue reading

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