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Photographing a mountain bike event - behind the scenes

I was having a little bit of a sort out my computer and came across the photos of the day I was the official photographer at… 321 more words


Review of Gruffalo Spotter Trail

We visited Cannock Chase Birches Valley Forest Centre in February Half Term to check out the new Gruffalo Spotters Trail app.

The new app allows you to follow the Gruffalo trail through the forest and at certain points parts of the trail come to life through the app with the characters from the Gruffalo including the mouse, snake, owl, fox and the Gruffalo himself. 703 more words


The Magic of Trees?

Returning happily (we won!) from a home game I am pleased that the wide, pink skies are still light at half past five. This must be spring getting closer I’m thinking. 999 more words

Home Front, Back And Sides.

Video: [Poem] Lizzie (Gaskin's Wood)

Back on Boxing Day (strangely) I posted a murder poem called Lizzie. I wasn’t thinking about murder, Christmas was quite a pleasant affair.

I do enjoy reading my poems out but don’t think I could ever face a crowd doing it but I can mask it with the power of video (insert reverb and 1980’s sound effects here). 90 more words


Training Diary (19/12/16 – 25/12/16) 5 weeks to go until the Gran Canaria Marathon

Monday was 6 miles recovery in Oxford and 4 miles recovery in York. Two easy runs with a long train journey in between. I continue to feel very tired and my legs are still sore. 914 more words


Silver birches

Thursday 5 Jan: We have to be in Wolverhampton briefly, late morning. It’s a perfect January morning – quite the wrong kind for being in Wolverhampton, so we’ll continue on to Cannock Chase, for a snack lunch in the visitor centre, followed by a walk to make the most of the weather. 101 more words


MTB build GT Aggressor XC1 triple to single setup!

The latest fad over the last few years is single front ring,  problem is it’s worn out I found the spec truvativ blaze 3.1  crank, remember change is good as a rest. 209 more words

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