Friday off…

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Because it was on at the Dyke. I almost could not believe it, almost could not believe how few people were out on a beautiful day, too windy for many paragliders too which made the day much easier. Shame the … Continue reading

desperate

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After what feels like far too long a time where there have been too few good days, meaning when I saw it was going to be on at Caburn I really did not feel that I had a choice but to … Continue reading

cloudbase

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I saw this chance on Monday, talked about it on Tuesday and then waited, quietly. This waiting business would be repeated on the hill as we needed to be patient while the day took its time to come alive. Thermalwise, a trigger … Continue reading

monthly

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Seems the flyable days and I coincide on a monthly basis these days. I missed September because on its good day I had a cold so I was keen to get something out of this one. I set the alarm … Continue reading

hailstones

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After yesterdays inability to even start the task had my stomach turn with talk that today we were to try to fly over the Grossglockner. I felt that it was not sensible for me to even try and started to visualise a … Continue reading