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Sea Kayaking

January Kayak Sheep…

It is seldom that sea kayaks and sheep appear all wrapped up in the same story but that’s what happens I suppose when one ventures north of the border into Devon, which, if you’re from West Cornwall, really is like visiting a foreign country.. they talk funny and do cream teas… more »

Sunny morning surf

Just a couple of quick snaps from a fabulously mild and sunny morning kayak-surf session and catch up... more »

A Small Wave

Hmmm, a month since last being inspired to write anything at all. It was a weird month… bit... more »

Misty Trip East

I’ve been utterly uninspired to take pictures from my kayak since returning from Mingulay. Summer light on the ocean... more »

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Bikepacking Crete

Dirt road touring / bike-packing Crete

Many 1000’s of folk looked at my posts from Crete since starting at the beginning of this month so I decided that, for once, I could perhaps make myself useful and scribble a general info flavoured post with info on maps and stuff  – especially given that Crete is such an… more »

Archanes etc

I could quite happily have spent a week on the Lasithi Plateau… however with a flight on Wednesday... more »

Lasithi

After 9 days of riding without a break a rest day was in order…I’m lucky in that the... more »

To the east…

It’s warm… as I rolled up my tarp at 8am this morning on the little patch of sand... more »

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Atlas & Djebel Sahro

revisiting some Moroccan streets

For the last couple of bicycle journeys I’ve travelled really light so just used a 7″ Android tablet as a tool for updating this journal – not ideal but it did the job and took up very little room along with my camera, a Fuji x100s – I think   the most… more »

Memory Dust

Sometimes it takes me even longer to get around to sorting it out. For the two weeks since... more »

Closing the loop…

Arrival back into Marrakech was something of an anti-climax after the truly fantastic riding of the last 8... more »

N’kob

The ride from Agdz was an easy one with very little in the way of significant climbing, 30km... more »

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Photography

Moving on to Malaga

Moving on from Córdoba was a little difficult, I’d found a terrific little place to stay (http://mayflowershostel.es, recommended), made the acquaintance of some nice folk, and really liked the atmosphere of the town. I  fell into quite a nice little routine of morning coffee at a street café that somehow merged… more »

Córdoba

It is just 140km from Seville to Córdoba by the most direct route, my route however took me... more »

December Mist

Just a single picture post. I’m trying to get a bit more in the habit of taking a... more »

A Porto Portfolio

Very recently I had the opportunity, well, more of an excuse really, to spend a couple of days in... more »

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Gear Etc

Whetman Equipment Contact Line

After an awful lot of cycling-heavy content… time to get back to that other fun thing to do.. sea kayaking… Now, I’ve learned over the years that there are particular topics in sea kayaking that are almost guaranteed to spark off a lively debate.. one is rudders (yawn).. the other… more »

ECR Fettling

Given that I’m heading off to the mountains of Crete in 10 days time I figured I should... more »

Fiddling…

I’ve been fiddling around with my trusty old Nomad a fair bit this last few days in view... more »

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