1. Riding with grass up the middle

    Yesterday, I went on my first ride with Grass Up the Middle CC. All you really need to know about this club is that it's about riding at speeds that encourage good chat, on quiet country roads. On lanes where there's hardly any traffic. Lanes where the grass gets a chance to grow "up the middle".

    Paul and Steve

    Continue reading

    Published on in Cycling

  2. A night on Winter Hill

    Last Friday afternoon I was sat at my desk, wondering what to work on next. It was nearly 3pm, so late enough that I was unlikely to finish any of the tasks I could have started. I decided to go on a microadventure instead.

    Continue reading

  3. A Microadventure in Edale

    On the last Saturday of January I packed a few things into my rucksack and caught a train to Edale. I was off on what Al Humphreys has named “a microadventure”. My plan was to sleep out in the open, without a tent. When I set off I wasn’t sure where I’d be calling home for the night, but that decision seemed best left until evening.

    Edale Microadventure route

    Continue reading

    Published on

  4. The Alphabet - one roll of film, shot in one day

    Last weekend I took part in the “Roll in a Day” Flickr group’s monthly challenge. The idea is simple; to use up an entire roll of film in a single day. To make it interesting the group organisers suggest themes that you can focus on, and November’s theme was “The Alphabet”. I set out to take 26 exactly pictures, in alphabetical order.

    The Alphabet – one roll, in one day

    Continue reading