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Astoria, OR 11/23/2014

Astoria, OR

Astoria is the seat of Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Situated near the mouth of the Columbia River, the city was named after the American investor John Jacob Astor. 962 more words


Eugene, OR 11/22/2014

Alton Baker Park
Eugene, OR 11/22/2014

A nice stop at one of our favorite dog parks. Alton Baker Dog Park is just across from the University of Oregon’s Autzen Stadium. 19 more words


Hood River, OR 11/21/2014

Hood River, OR

Cold, grey and rainy near the Columbia River. Our first encounter with snow this season, even if it seems to have fallen several days ago and pushed aside, it is still nice to see.


History is all around us (2) Shakespeare's 450 birthday

2014 is Shakespeare’s 450th birthday and as a universal poet – its not surprising that events in the Welsh borderlands inspired his work…so here are  some more historical events to think about as you cycle and walk through the borderlands of England and & Wales. 264 more words

Cycling Holidays

14th Nov 1914. Soldiers' Stories From The Front

A Lance-Corporal in the Welsh Fusiliers, whose parents are Old Rugbeians, writing from the trenches on November 4th, says :-“ We have been in the trenches now for 14 days, and it is awful. 1,822 more words

In The News

Jack Cade’s rebellion and the “London Stone”

November 3rd – On this day in 1450 Jack Cade, alias Mortimer, and thousands of armed supporters invaded London “to punish evil ministers and procure a redress of grievances”.  371 more words

On This Day

Oh, What A Day!

“That lovely moment when a beetroot pops out from under a hedge and starts firing his catapult at you”

Quotation is from British comedian, Bob Mortimer. 11 more words