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davidthedesigner
Interests: blue and orange.
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25 May. Just to illustrate that I do live in a city, we happen to have one of these. Most English cities do, although not all. But I'm happy to pass this one on a regular basis. Continue reading
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24 May. Lucky to be living in a city, yet this is less than one mile from home. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at david the designer
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23 May. A couple of days R&R after last week's trip and now it's back to the same routine. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at david the designer
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Day 3. Another wonderful B&B: ...and then the final stretch: 37 miles to Reading. With a horse-drawn narrow boat at Hungerford: Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at david the designer
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18 May. Day 2. After a stopover at the quite wonderful Rockley House it's back on the saddle to tackle Devizes to just-outside of Hungerford. The best bits looked like this: Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at david the designer
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17 May. This week I have been cycling from Bristol to Reading with my sister. So Tuesday saw us meeting up at Bristol Temple Meads and setting off from here: And ending up here, some 45 miles later: Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at david the designer
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16 May. Tomorrow I'm off to Bristol to start the 100-mile cycle ride to Reading, mostly along the Kennet & Avon canal. It's just for the fun of doing it, so I'm not going to be blogging about it as... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at david the designer
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It looks almost the same as it did nearly a year ago. Different bike, though – did you spot that? Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at david the designer
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13 May. Good to be back in the saddle again after a 12-day break. Getting ready for next week's big one (more news of that later). Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2016 at david the designer
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A bit of a break from cycling. Last week was taken up with local elections. This week, a few days away visiting places like this: Don't feel sorry for me. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2016 at david the designer
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1 May. What better way of spending May Day than downstream? Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2016 at david the designer
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So what other kinds of operations are carried out in this forest? Military? Surgical? And if you're going to use the English language in this way, shouldn't that be 'Forestry operations'? Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at david the designer
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27 April. PR agencies, eh? After a few days of mountain biking, which is all heads down and go for it, I've gone back to my Dutch bike today. Taking things more comfortably and at a slower pace. And that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2016 at david the designer
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26 April. I wasn't expecting snow when I set out today, but that's what I got. Not much, mind you. But snow it did. Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2016 at david the designer
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25 April. Open vistas: the New Forest today. And I heard my first cuckoo of the year. Always a sign that spring has arrived. Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at david the designer
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24 April. Another day, a change of scene and another river. So this is the advantage of a mountain bike: I can sling it in the back of the car, drive ten miles up the road and then cycle totally... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2016 at david the designer
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23 April. I've given in to temptation and added a mountain bike to my collection. Expect more off-road pictures. Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2016 at david the designer
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16 April. Certainly dodging the April showers today. Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2016 at david the designer
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14 April. Still mostly following this river, up or down stream. Could be worse though, don't you think? Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2016 at david the designer
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13 April. I'm beginning to get back into a routine, after my dose of man flu. Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at david the designer