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davidthedesigner
Interests: blue and orange.
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It's the open road today. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at david the designer
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The wheat fields around here are catching fire today, though not this one – yet. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at david the designer
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It's a byway by Basingstoke. Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2018 at david the designer
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Lots of commitments this week, so just a short trip out today. Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at david the designer
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Boy it's hot today. Brewing up for a thunderstorm methinks. Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2018 at david the designer
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It looks as though I might have reached the prairies. But I haven't. Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2018 at david the designer
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It's a very effective way of avoiding a football match. Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2018 at david the designer
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I'm lucky to live in such a place, aren't I? Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2018 at david the designer
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Enough of the day trips - at least for this week. Today I'm back on home soil. Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2018 at david the designer
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Another day trip to Southampton Water. Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at david the designer
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It's not quite as romantic as a ferry across the Mersey. Still less the 20-minute glide from Desenzano to Sirmione. But crossing Southampton Water after a 20-mile ride still has its charms. You should try it someday. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at david the designer
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The poppies have had it. Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at david the designer
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I've been hedging my bets today. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2018 at david the designer
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Those poppies are coming on a treat. Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2018 at david the designer
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I've not seen a field of poppies like this since I was in Verona. Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at david the designer
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Sheep like grass. They don't like nettles. You learn something new every day. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2018 at david the designer
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Yes, it's true – I really do live in Ye Olde England: ...even though it's on my Dutch bike. After all, I am European. Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2018 at david the designer
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I'm truly back in Ye Olde England: And as much as I appreciate the warm welcome of a quaint village pub, I can't help but to compare and contrast with my unexpected taste of the food of the gods: I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2018 at david the designer
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And I'm back in Blighty. Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at david the designer
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People watching in Padova the previous evening... before pedalling eastwards past palatial pads... where I'm persuaded to take my first-ever selfie... before reaching my final destination, 234.5 miles later: Venezia. Same time, same place next year? Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps. Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at david the designer
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Leaving Vicenza on a sunny summer Sunday... through flat, open countryside... until I spot, out of the corner of my eye, an agri turismo... for the best possible lunch of humble bread and cheese (oh, and prosecco): Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2018 at david the designer
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Leaving Verona... through poppy fields... and vineyards... until I reach Vincenza: Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at david the designer
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Setting off from Desenzano, waiting for the ferry to Sirmione: The quiet part of Sirmione: The busy part of Sirmione (they never seem to venture very far, those tourists with their selfie sticks): And back to the quietness of the... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2018 at david the designer
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Back on the track, destination Lago di Garda: The reason for this 30-minute hold up? - the blessing of a new mountain path, under construction on the right: Coming over the hill at Nago-Torbole and the first breath-taking view of... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at david the designer
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SMOKE DETECTOR This compartiment is equipe of a detector of fire In the event of declenchement of audible alarm evacuer the compartiment without precipitatation and come into contact with the crew. Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2018 at david the designer