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Walking softly (not in my shoes) [Sep. 11th, 2007|09:39 pm]
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When you've pushed the boat out too far, when your body lets you know you're going to do long term damage if you get back on a bike anytime soon, how to deal with a body screaming to be on the move?

Go for a walk, of course.





Blessed with perfect weather, and a world so sharp and clear.



Watching a buzzard circle, not looking where I'm going and oops, spooked a heron - 'cept this one is pure white? (look it up later, maybe an egret).



Hypnotised, I am, by the sun bouncing back into my eyes.

Tear myself way, look around. The trees are starting to turn, there's some gold to be seen, leaves on the ground. Mr. Swan hisses at me, I prefer that wildness to having them beg for bread.



Walked too long, and it's getting close to blister time. But, hey, I'm on a grassy riverbank, who needs shoes? No-one around, no-one to see, and I'm blessed with an hour of sole time learning to watch my step.
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[User Picture]From: evil_c
2007-09-11 10:13 pm (UTC)
Asher told me what you did on your bike, I'd say you are mad, though congratulations, thats pretty amazing!

We wondered where you were walking, where these photos were taken? I need pretty places to walk around. Crawley is getting me down too much and has nowhere to walk!
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[User Picture]From: hazeii
2007-09-12 11:06 am (UTC)
Heh, who's mad here? (don't forget I've seen Asher ride past on your bike, with an interestingly modified exhaust!)

The place above is actually just the other side of the bridge he rode over during the L2B (upstream of the place you were thinking of buying - just follow the footpath opposite the Bull pub, on other side of the A281 along the Adur).
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[User Picture]From: evil_c
2007-09-12 11:42 am (UTC)
It is well known that twigs will fix anything on a motorbike. They are more robust than the special cheese that suzuki make their bolts out of.

Besides, my shiny new bike has no twigs just yet, which means we'll be following the next pioneer run! We must stop off and have lunch or something. What do people do on these things? My old bike hated Brighton so much that it never made it far enough to warrent stopping for lunch.
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[User Picture]From: hierophantrix
2007-09-12 01:00 am (UTC)
What camera are you using? I love what you and it did with the weir/lock's waterfall.
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[User Picture]From: hazeii
2007-09-12 11:08 am (UTC)
Olympus mju770; most rugged camera I could find. For the weir, I just pointed the camera and pressed the button!
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[User Picture]From: badriya
2007-09-12 09:26 am (UTC)
I walk too as an alternative to swimming. Along the beacch is nicest and the naturist one is pleasant, but getting chillier. No sun today and it actually rained just now. It has mmosly ony rained at night though, which is fine.
I think we might walk along the Garrucha prom tomorrow as I saw they had stalls and lights at night. There are walks in wilder places too, the national parkk area, but you have t0o watch where you step,, you can´t go barefoot there. Snakes!!

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[User Picture]From: hazeii
2007-09-12 01:34 pm (UTC)
Sounds lovely, especially with a beach to walk on!
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[User Picture]From: eviltemptress69
2007-09-14 02:06 pm (UTC)
What beatiful pictures! I would love to get outside and see those sights! Thank you for sharing.
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[User Picture]From: hazeii
2007-09-19 08:53 pm (UTC)
Reckon there'll be some equally good sights around you; like they say, it's all in the eye of the beholder.
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[User Picture]From: eviltemptress69
2007-09-26 12:00 am (UTC)
This is true. I just wish I had more time to look at them!

Maybe this winter I can take some pictures of my own winter wonderland.
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[User Picture]From: hazeii
2007-10-01 10:12 pm (UTC)
Do that; been a while since I've seen snow!
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[User Picture]From: eviltemptress69
2007-10-03 12:04 am (UTC)
Just another month or so and I'll take some photos. Usually I don't like the cold, but now I'm all excited! It's beautiful.
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