Monthly Archives: Feb 2018

Steal softly through sunshine…

+1°C, cold stiff wind from East. Sunny and snow on ground. I rode Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 22.24km, time: 01:23:28, pace: 3:45min/km, speed: 15.99km/h. Steal softly through sunshine, steal softly through snow. ~Captain Beefheart. We should aim to do … Continue reading

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4°C dry and sunny. Drive south to collect stuff for my new house. The wait should be over early next month. Music has meaning again. During the ugliest most stressful stage in my last job, I would listen to music. … Continue reading

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Arctic Blast.

+1 to +5°C, sharp ESE wind. Dry with bright blue sky. I rode Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 80.44km, time: 03:53:29, pace: 2:54min/km, speed: 20.67km/h. In today’s Daily Mirror, the subheadline is ‘Temperatures colder than the Arctic’. What a stupid, … Continue reading

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In the neighbourhood..

7°C, brisk SE, building rain. Marshside Beach only 1km from my new house. Between here and my place are some brackish lagoons administered by the RSPB. What a bleak and melancholic day. This panorama shows the empty feel of the … Continue reading

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Angry in an Audi.

After snow, 2°C, clear with moderate N breeze. I rode Mustang with MapMyRide+! Distance: 32.50km, time: 01:37:00, pace: 2:59min/km, speed: 20.10km/h. A short outing after the snow finished. None of it stuck anyway. The first mile goes north along … Continue reading

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Long Winter Sun.

2C, light NE breeze and clear sky. Dry. I rode the Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 71.84km, time: 03:11:01, pace: 2:40min/km, speed: 22.57km/h. A day of colour. Bright sun cast long shadows, especially towards 5pm, sunset. A copper orange … Continue reading

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