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To be in England, in the summertime

Another day, another great ride – I headed out early afternoon, firstly to Chasewater then on to Lichfield and the festival market, then from the busy city, I headed to the quiet of the east Staffordshire countryside – Whittington, Croxall, Walton, Rosliston, Lullington, Harlaston and back via Wall.
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Move into the light

Today, spring cranked up a notch. The sun was high, the sky was blue. The naked trees still spoke of winter, but the daffodils, primroses and late snowdrops knew better. The birds sang beautifully, the air was fresh and clean … Continue reading

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Sometimes the darkness is your friend

At this time of year, as Autumn slides intractably into winter and the nights draw in, the nature of my cycling changes. Rather than the longer dayrides of the summer, I embark on shorter rides around more local haunts. The … Continue reading

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