Category Archives: Hobbies

50 things.

A break from the rain, 5C, SSW strong wind. 50 things I’d like to do. I am 50 later this year, so my thoughts have turned to a list of stuff I ought to do and want to do: Cycle … Continue reading

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iPod clone

9°C, dull grey clouds. I have it: a 4Gb mp3/4 player. It’s half the price of  an iPod, stores twice as much and will play wma sound files as well as video, text and photos. the downaide is the very awkward … Continue reading

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Dragon Rapide

20°C, windy Yesterday: Duxford- I took a short flight in a biplane. It was a twin with seats for 8 passengers and was built in the 1930s. Although there was only canvas and a wooden frame between us and the … Continue reading

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Airshow 2

18°C, steady South Winds Took my stepfather and a nephew to the Duxford airshow today. The lad got a ride on a tank careening around a muddy course also. The show smelt different this time- more parafin less petrol. Still … Continue reading

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Hendon

24°C, nice very-> Visit to RAF hendon The lighting is quite low in there, which a friend warned me about before I went. His photos were quite dark, so I used my Tripod which made all the difference. Got pictures … Continue reading

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Duxford tomorrow

22°C.. Northwind.   Flying Legends tomorrow   Drive to airshow, make presentation, watch magnificent men, eat & drink. Sound like a good plan? Expect pictures soon. IWM site

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Paintings – work in progress

The umbrella man is not going anywhere,going to abandon it. The girl jumping back is complete but there still hangs a question mark over the clothing colours. Started at least 2 other pictures today, or at least the ground layers … Continue reading

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