Monthly Archives: Oct 2015

Most people get…

10°C, bright with light NE breeze. …a spider walk on their face in the night. Well, some do. No, not me, I get an Oak Bush Cricket. Here she is, still in my bedroom looking healthy enough. I put her … Continue reading

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BMI 23.4

12°C, grey but dry. Two months ago, I weighed 14St 12lbs. That’s too much, clothes were getting tighter, and my BMI was at the top of the range (25). Most of it was lost on the Scotland hiking trip: 8lbs … Continue reading

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A roller-coaster journey.

14°C, sunny but fresh. Drove the car today. I’m not well enough to cycle. A spider was busy on the wing mirror through the whole 10 miles. With up to 40 mph headwind, I could see her attempting to build … Continue reading

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End of the day.

13°C, sunny with easterly breeze. Drawing: put something, anything between work and bed in the evening. Tiny A6 sketchbook with a cheap propelling pencil. The paper isn’t really this sallow.

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35 minutes of my life.

Heavy rain showers, S breeze. 16°C. No cycling. I have a cold, so did some drawing tonight. A6 sketchbook with HB pencil. It took about half an hour. Played Max Richter for about 2 sides. It came out alright didn’t … Continue reading

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15°C, still and sunny. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 36.92mi, time: 02:23:08, pace: 3:53min/mi, speed: 15.48mi/h. Returned in failing light. Both new lodgers are now moved in. It’s been a year since the last one moved out. On … Continue reading

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Showrooms no more.

15°C, waves of sun and thin fog. Finally, no more long hours choosing a car, I’m sick of car showrooms. The hours I have spent in these places over the last 3 weeks! I went back to VW and put … Continue reading

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2nd New lodger.

I rode Arrow with MapMyRide+! Distance: 29.1mi, time: 01:56:19, pace: 4:00min/mi, speed: 15.03mi/h. Extended tonight’s ride since Parents’ Evening prevented me cycling yesterday. The route was the same as Tuesday’s. This time was a little later, taking me into … Continue reading

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