t-shirt

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While I am not flying anything like as much as I would like what I am doing is responding to things more creatively that I have for ages. I am happy at my attempt at the T-shirt for the 2016 … Continue reading

beeps

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After a strange aborted attempt at flying on the saturday due to car crashes, 3 hour drives to launch when I should be 20 minutes, cold windy knarly air I was happy to find me at the Dyke rigging and … Continue reading

Boring Soaring

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It was an overcast forecast and a little windy but it was a chance to have a few flights and more importantly a few landings. I was a little nervy after last weeks parking congestion so felt some tension when … Continue reading

wobbly

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First time after a long time is often a little wobbly while you the air once more, this was a lot like that and in many ways I was not surprised. This year I have a great summer trip lined … Continue reading

little things…

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After some days without hope in their forecasts, it was nice to leave the pub last week able to look forward to a potential good day coming. Saturday was blown out yet Sunday did not really have enough, it was sunny however and … Continue reading

boring soaring

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really good launch into a nice easy ridge soaring day – had a nice fly about and enjoyed the peace – enjoyed too my new AIR and its speed indication but need to spend more time getting to know what it’s … Continue reading

endings

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While looking out the window of my train home I noticed that the wind looked NE – since Swanborough, the obvious site for such conditions but not one we can freely choose to fly in these days, che peccato, vero… Not … Continue reading

gently

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If I accept that I am in a way recovering after an illness then this flight today was one of those first glimpses of wellness rising over the horizon sort of flights. Short airtime flights all this year so far … Continue reading

landing

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It is interesting to think that around this time last year I stopped partly because my landings were getting dangerous, my confidence for flying had deserted me almost to the point where I toyed with the idea of simply giving away … Continue reading

low save

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While everyone else was scraping along at base 4000 ft amsl the ‘high’ light of my flight was scraping along the treetops down at the bottom landing field, after only a couple of minutes in the air I was already unzipped … Continue reading