Tag: winter

Winter Palette

Have been feeling utterly uninspired to write of late – no stories to tell or anything much interesting at all to say really… just riding and stuff… I think it’s a late winter thing but with spring proper just around the corner I’m hoping that will change. I always quite look forward to winter – in October I’m thinking about winter things – the satisfaction of cold and stormy winter rides or sea kayak days …

Winter Sunday Surf

The last few days we’ve been watching the weather and surf forecast develop with anticipation as Storm Imogen developed in the Atlantic.. thinking “nah, it’s bound to change..” as the forecast predicted winds in the  Beaufort 11-12 range, gusting to 160km/hr..  and surf of up to 12m (40ft). The forecast did pan out as expected, it’s mighty windy today and the Seven Stones Reef lightship/wave buoy is already reporting a 35ft wave as I write.. …

Winter..

The last few weeks since I returned from India have seen a series of storms sweep across Cornwall (well.. not just Cornwall…), seemingly perfectly timed to disrupt the weekends.. every weekend. The one exception being that sunny Sunday a couple of weeks ago. Despite being self-employed and therefore having the freedom to go riding, kayaking etc pretty much whenever I like to make the most of spells of finer weather, the weekend as a concept still does …