Sunday, September 02, 2018

Bargain Booze

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The day started like this, Do you fancy doing the Greenway Stafford t Newport Cycle Route along a disused railway line? No was the answer. Then some hours later my brother said, he did. It was thus I believe too late in the day so I said it was too late. I thought about it though and suggested we probably had time to do it half way though to Gnosall. That was okay then. I looked and the routed start right by Stu’s house. Bouns.

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And so the bike rack went on the MX5 and we drove to Stafford.

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I was looking forward to this ride. I don’t know why, I just was.

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And so off we went.

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Nice and flat unlike last night.

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The path went on ahead of us.

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Occasional we would head under a bridge.

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Most of the time though we would be basking in the sun.

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Peddling.

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Peddling some more.

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And thus it is lucky that I like peddling.

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In places the path narrows.

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The trees surround us.

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The sun shines down.

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We whizz along like chu chu’s.

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another bridge

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to excite us.

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to tempt us.

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And then back to the wooded area.

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Will we make it to the half way point?

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Yeah sure we will. In fact we are here.

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I look at my brother and say I’m okay to go the whole way if he wishes.

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And he does, so we cross the road and head onwards.

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Past the play ground.

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And on wards.

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I feel good.

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The views constantly change.

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The shadows too.

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Sometime cool

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which helps us whizz along.

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Ah this is nice.

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This is good.

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Always something to look at

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As we whizz by.

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But it feels good.

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So very good.

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But where is the end?

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Is this the end?

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It looks like the end.

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My brother though tells me it is not the end.

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We read the sign, the trail continues to the town center.

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Do we go?

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Ohh look at that, a tyre pump.

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So do we go to the town center or turn back?

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We go

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to the town center.

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to the church.

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What we are looking for though is fluid.

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It’s a nice little town this, but on a Sunday it is closed.

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Well it is after 4pm.

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We look, we search

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we cycle around.

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I’ve worked it out.

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We park up.

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I go in.

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I come out, without Booze but plenty of water.

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And with that we turn around.

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We start the journey back.

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Following our steps.

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Following the trail once more.

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The peddles rotating again.

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The wheels spinning.

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The same views,

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from a different angle.

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Yet just as charming.

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that wonderful strong leg feeling.

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But how much longer is it going to last for?

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The pace begins to slow.

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The effort is still there.

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It feels flatter on the way back.

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Which is a good thing.

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This is so much fun though, I love it.

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And guess what.

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Here is the play ground once more.

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Sweet

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To the road and across it.

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Homeward bond but first.

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I suggest a pitstop soon.

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And after this bridge.

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And so now we are refuelled, we should be able to keep going.

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Back through the woods.

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Enjoying it once more but tiring.

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surely

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and slowly

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tiring.

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The pace slows some more.

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Not that we stop.

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We keep on going.

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although the path now seams endless.

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it will never end I know even though I know it will.

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A quick change

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means it can’t be far now?

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Can it be?

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ah the M6 bridge great!

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Got to keep going.

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Got to keep moving

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Yes this is

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the beginning.

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So good to see.

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And we head through the park.

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to the other side.

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What a place.

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What a ride.

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And yeah he bet me to the car.

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The bikes are loaded.

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And then I walk up the drive of Stu’s house.

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And get some rose cuttings.

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And with that.

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I somehow have to work out

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If I’ve got the energy to push the peddles of the car to drive it Smile

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