Monthly Archives: July 2013

What Am I Thinking?

I am the one standing – we are on the snow covered South Downs near Chanctonbury Ring – I guess I was dreaming of my MTB and one day living at the foot of the Downs. Advertisements

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Guy Clark – “My Favorite Picture Of You” – the vinyl revival continues – more tales of heartbreak

Dualtone records have just issued this fantastic new lp “My Favorite Picture Of You” by Guy Clark on vinyl – thank you. For those of you who haven’t heard of Guy Clark – he is probably best described as a … Continue reading

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What has happened to my legs – has someone sent them on holiday??

After 3 days of relative inactivity I went out on my MTB again this afternoon – the last ride of July.  I had  planned to ride from Southease, up Itford Hill, towards Eastbourne.  However just a few hundred yards into the … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove

Perhaps not surprisingly I felt knackered yesterday and the malaise lingered on today. Not that I can sit down and do nothing – alas that is not me. Yesterday I took up painting (picture variety as opposed to walls) for … Continue reading

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Drenched, but happy and tired

It feels as though the weather has returned to that more typical of an English summer today.  About midday the sun was out, so I had some lunch, phoned my Mum, prepped the bike and hit the road…. I had … Continue reading

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Last night Pete, John, Keith and Roger came round and played in my lounge – The vinyl revival continues

A number of thoughts and things collided in my life last night and I found myself pulling out the 2003 3lp re-issue of the Who’s “Who’s Next”.   I had reviewed it for Vivante’s freebie mag 10 years ago this … Continue reading

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Garage Floors

Yesterday fatigue caught up with me after 5 rides covering just under 100 miles and 2.2 km climbing in 6 days. In some ways it was perfect timing as it allowed me to replace my gear cables without feeling too … Continue reading

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