Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dublin sub-culture

As I sit and type this, watching the rain slide down the window outside, it seems incredible that I was sunning myself in glorious Dublin only three days ago. It was my first trip to Ireland and I was totally … Continue reading

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The darling bats of May

With a name like mine, I feel it is only right that my favourite month by far is May. There are many reasons for this, including, off the top of my head: The virginal froth of hawthorn blossom (also called … Continue reading

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Wild dog chase

I love my bike. It’s an old-school Kona Hahana mountain bike, and we’ve shared lots of adventures over our eleven years together. I’ve thrown it down the side of a hill in a tantrum in the Lake District, cycled to … Continue reading

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