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davidthedesigner
Interests: blue and orange.
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27 August. My second ride of the day. Which helps to make up for a week of being too busy to cycle. And, as always, with essential cycling equipment. Continue reading
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27 August. Two fat ladies (#88). Continue reading
Posted yesterday at david the designer
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21 August. There's a very real sense this weekend that summer is drawing to a close. But this is part of my most regular route which will see me through the months ahead - and hopefully help me to achieve... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at david the designer
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18 August. On hot days like today it pays to have a watering hole in your sights. Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at david the designer
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17 August. Took a trip down to Southampton today. It's mostly flat, which is a novelty. Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at david the designer
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16 August. The same spot as yesterday. But today I took a picnic. Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at david the designer
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15 August. I can see for miles and miles and miles and miles and miles and miles. Oh yeah. Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at david the designer
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12 August. This is the first field I cross on my most regular route, just a couple of streets from home. But soon there will be 2,000 houses here. Perhaps they'll take all the trees and put them in a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2016 at david the designer
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11 August. Things have conspired against me (cycling wise) over the past few days. So it's good to be back in the saddle and venturing out again. This is the River Test: surely the most famous trout stream in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at david the designer
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4 August. ...and this is north. 55 minutes from London Waterloo. By train, that is - I've not tried it by bike. Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2016 at david the designer
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3 August. I have three regular routes: basically north and south (following the river) and west (there be hills). East can be more rewarding, but again involves hills. And the motorway, so extra miles are required to traverse it in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2016 at david the designer
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1 August. Just managed to fit in 17 miles before the rain is due to arrive. Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at david the designer
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27 July. A real change of scene today: a day trip to Chichester and its harbour. A circular route involving a trip on the delightful Itchenor Ferry. You have to stand at the shore's edge and wave to the other... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2016 at david the designer
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25 July. A little further afield today. Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2016 at david the designer
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24 July. A rather dismal end to the day, but actually quite refreshing after the mid-week heatwave. And that wheat will soon need harvesting (it's already behind last year's harvest). Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2016 at david the designer
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23 July. I sometimes have to remind myself that I live in a beautiful city. But not in this house, though. Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2016 at david the designer
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21 July. Soon be time for harvest. Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at david the designer
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20 July. 'That looks like the hospital cricket team' I thought. 'It's the same spot, so I better take care – I don't want a repeat of last year'. Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at david the designer
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18 July. And the temperature's rising. Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2016 at david the designer
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17 July. This is exactly 3.5 miles from my doorstep. I can stop and stand here and hear absolutely nothing at all. Unless a plane is flying overhead. Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2016 at david the designer
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15 July. That archway ahead is called Watergate. A little different to the one in Washington. Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2016 at david the designer
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...Shock and Awe. © Richard Hamilton. Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at david the designer
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5 July. Has summer arrived? Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at david the designer