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Can I be bothered...?

It’s dark when the alarm goes off. I think to myself “I can’t be bothered today” and doze off again thinking about getting the train to work a bit later. 443 more words

February Week 6 - We got some Snow!!

Well we got a tiny amount of snow, but snow it was. February has been a particularly busy month with other commitments pulling me far from my fitness goals for the year. 125 more words

Thank you my cycling friend. Rest in peace.

Just before Christmas I stood with a group of people on a wooded hillside in England’s South Downs.

It was a restful spot, the trees protecting us from the wind and impending rain. 1,247 more words


Memories of a walk

I went for a walk recently up on the South Downs, it was predominantly a birding expedition, although it was in an area with beautiful views in all directions and the weather was sublime for the time of year. 863 more words


The Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills

The low winter sun casts golden light over the slopes and hilltops of the South Downs. In the distance sheep gather in the patches of sunlight still remaining, absorbing the warmth before the cold, misty night descends once more. 60 more words

South Downs Hang Gliding School Trip

Back in 2015 I went to Spain for a week with my hang gliding school. It was a fantastic trip as it gave us new pilots a chance at flying new sites from higher altitudes than what we were used to back on the South Down. 255 more words

Hang Gliding

January Week 4 -Wet, wet, wet

I’ve been working hard over January to really reduce the amount of alcohol I drink and sugar I eat whilst keeping my exercise routine going. Which isn’t that easy when it’s dark so early and the easiest thing to do is snuggle into the sofa and watch something on Netflix, I recommend Dirk Gently. 358 more words