Tag Archives: sunset

The ups and downs of flying

As you’ll know if you’ve read any of my previous stuff,  I love air travel. I won’t drivel on Wordworth stylee about the smell of the fuel, Concorde, memories of my dad, the exciting first glimpse of your actual aircraft, … Continue reading

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Roamin’ in the gloamin’

Camusdarach Beach is on the northwest coast of Scotland.  I wanted to see it because it’s one of the beaches featured in the David Puttnam film Local Hero. It’s where Ben’s shack was built against the sand-dunes at the far … Continue reading

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Two sunset rides in three days – you can tell we’ve at last got rid of January. Hateful month. Sunday’s ride was bathed in the rose hues of a sinking sun – just managed to get home before lighting up … Continue reading

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Sunset ride

Best ride for ages this evening. Work, half an hour at home then out. The sun was low in the sky as I left at 7pm and I was wondering whether to just do a quick half hour or let … Continue reading

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