Tuesday, August 31, 2010



Well as the sun was out and I had adjusted my gears to work correctly I got off my arse and on the saddle of my bike that is. I did the long route which was tiring.



And now as the nights are drawing in I got some bike lights from China.



I'm really pleased with the back one but the front one is



awaomely bright. Lets hope these protect me from those nutty speeding motorists.



And once home and exhausted I watch a few Big Bang Theorys.

Monday, August 30, 2010


DSC05715, originally uploaded by nackuk.

Its been a while since I have seen a good film. And this one I was very pleasantly surprised by. Called Remember Me, reminded me of a Donnie Darko kind of atmosphere. The end is queit apt to.


DSC05728, originally uploaded by nackuk.

Well for some reason the bulb and holder are in the skoda for both fog lamps, but they only wired one up. Ok I suppose if you don't drive abroad. Anyway I've wired them both up.



My tomatoe plant is doing really well now and



There are even some red ones!



In fact enough to pick.



They taste so lovely and home grown that they didn't last long.



The one in the Topsey Turvey in the back though still doesn't look well. I gave it some more water and it does have some tomatoes just not many. erm perhaps they will taste the best??

Saturday, August 28, 2010



With the roof box on the car and full I wanted to see if the sat nav still worked. Why, well the areial ends up under the box. We alll get in the car and head towards Manchester at a very slow rate. In fact we get off at sandbach for dinner. It was that or sit at standstill.



A while latter and the sat nav gets us there. It definetly took the long route though.



A few pounds lighter and a flick of the snowboard club card we are in.



and to my surprise the place is empty. They must all be on the M6 still.



Exciting stuff but I stayed with my mom until she felt well secure.



Once on the slope though it was good to see her happy and doing something she loves.



Which gave me a moment to have



a few goes form the top.



before you knew it the time was up and I washied I had longer. My mom though was exhusted.



We did some shopping before heading over to the Castle in the Sky



for tea.



There's nothing like a burger that bigger than you mouth for tea.



And so the day went by to night. I passed Alan's to drop off his bottle of Whisky and headed off home for a good nights sleep.

Friday, August 27, 2010


DSC05629, originally uploaded by nackuk.

At the end of Friday it was nice to see something good. A red tomatoe or two. Other than that I've had the back ache really badly all day today.

Sunday, August 22, 2010



I head off with my brother down south.



to this house



in this street

to collect this set of alloys. The same as whats on the car but brand new with tyres.



The chap seemd confused as to why there was a snowboard and skis in the car but on the way up north we stopped off at Milton Keynes to



go in Nozza's fridge.



I'd forgot how much those drag lifts hurt. But the slopes was empty and the snow was good.



Got home at 11pm and had a sandwhich. At 11:10pm we had a power cut. Oh hum off to bed then.





With my new tyres on and





The speed gizmo set up



it was timne to go for a ride.




And as the sun was out and it has been a week



it was time to do a the longer circuit.



and so off I went



whizzing along



look at that speed



queit lanes



ah here comes the cananl bridge and



up we go - slow anyway



nearly at the top



and there is a nice veiw.



And so the long route is down here.



down the cannal



under what is a lot of bridges



grassy paths



I like it



another bridge



wonderful views



soft grass to amble along



all on my own



another bridge



harder path way



another bridge




pathway now wider



and not so wide



it just goes on and on



ah the fancy bridge




under the avenue



nice brick work



and on we go



not far now



another bridge under the Codsall road



zoom



woosh



a view of Brewood



zippp



another bridge near Brewwod Middle School



a few morred barges



pazz zing



another bridge next to the Bridge pub



Moor barges moored




away from Brewood



more scenery



and this is where I get off - Brewood holiday resort.




Down some lanes



or two



and whats this



This wasn't here before



I must make it part of the route



zippedy do



and out the otherside



down an alley



onto a road



and another



taking a right



nip down here and to the left into



hall farm road



to the bottom take a left and then



a right. I know I know



its a long up hill here



and up



this requires peddle power



still going up




and up



and up




straight across the road and up



and up




and level




missing the horse doings



and slowly going down



past dogging central




take a right and whizz along



dangerous junction



home straight



much like this orad marking




peddle power




not far now



as if



back home once I take a



left



thankgod for that I'm exhausted.




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