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Wibbly Wobbly

This time last year I was wobbling all over the South Downs, testing my balance after the first round of treatment. And I took photos of it. 57 more words


the long ride home

Roz used BMW power to get home, whilst I used my bike.

Today was the first time I’ve needed extra layers, and on a dewy morning I was glad I had them. 126 more words


London and The Surrey Hills

A few weeks ago, I was all booked and ready to head to London on a business trip when the meeting was cancelled.  I had booked non-refundable tickets and had quite a few spare days holiday and so decided to take both my camera and the opportunity to travel. 206 more words


"good manners don't cost nothing"

Out on the bike I come across all manner of people.

Motorists, dog walkers, ramblers and other cyclists.

The one’s that get my goat are those that are just plain rude. 317 more words


Let the earth hear his voice

Yesterday I took the day off and joined a friend for a six hour cycle ride.

Ten minutes after the off we saw ominous clouds in the distance. 249 more words


Road towards the Sun

This evening the road i was driving on was strait towards the sun setting besides the dark outline of the scarp of the Downs – the sky was stormy and grey clouds were tossed and swirling in the sky but in the middle – a patch of blue and in the middle of this, low down – the sun, a great golden orb surrounded by whispy clouds. 48 more words

South Downs

South Downs Way

145km 10h43m  – Winchester to Newhaven.

I cross the Thames in the dark.  The 6:30am train from Waterloo is just over an hour and usually has other cyclists and walkers on their way to Winchester, the staging point for the South Downs Way route.   701 more words