Category Archives: cycling

Super cyclists speed through Sussex

Today was the penultimate stage of the 2014 Tour of Britain Cycle Race (  which saw about 120 riders pedal from Camberley in Surrey to Brighton in East Sussex (after a detour to Eastbourne and back first).  The route for … Continue reading

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Steam up in Shillingstone

Today Mr PP and I made a visit to the Shillingstone Railway Restoration Project.  As regular visitors to heritage railways, this one was a new departure for us, given that it is very much and “in progress” work and doesn’t … Continue reading

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Open Studios is an eye opener

This last weekend I took part in a local Open Studios art weekend.  We were very lucky with the weather, particularly as the Saturday morning brought early rain and some thunder!  I wasn’t actually opening up my own studio and … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Travels

If you could pause real life and spend some time living with a family anywhere in the world, where would you go? Photographers, artists, poets: show us TRAVELS. I would travel back in time to where the pace of life … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

Hmmm, more challenging than it seemed at first but here’s my entry for this week…   

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Projects, projects, projects – hankys

Recently I seem to have had several small projects on the go at once.  The other day my friend Kate had a birthday and I really wanted to give her something personal.  I had already bought her a small craft … Continue reading

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Make some Brilliant Bicycle Bunting

In honour of the annual Tweed Run I was inspired to prettify my trusty Dorothy (my bike) and while I was wasting some time browsing Pinterest; actually that should read;  researching for ideas on Pinterest  I came across this lady … Continue reading

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