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{ Sunday Soliloquy } Operation Grand Canyon

[ so·lil·o·quy – the act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers ] I am re-kindling an old feature on Splodz Blogz after those of you who completed my reader survey told me you liked my more personal ramblings. Thanks While the rest of Splodz Blogz will hopefully become a bit

Year in Photos – Week 27

Wednesday 9 July – Where have you been? Well actually I’ve been on a nice long holiday, thanks for asking! Thursday 10 July – An unedited sky over my garden. Friday 11 July – Sweet, sweet grapes. I’m at least trying to be good! Saturday 12 July – Nothing beats putting your feet up with a

Year in Photos – Week 22

Wednesday 4 June – Matching Shoes and Bag. Thursday 5 June – Love my new gadget protection. Friday 6 June – Sunny day in Lincoln. Saturday 7 June – Playing with my shiny new Brydge Keyboard, now my iPad is pretending to be a laptop! Sunday 8 June – On my second lap of Lincolnshire Showground for Lincoln Race

My Week in Photos 2 to 8 Dec 2013

2 to 8 December 2013 The sky over Lincoln looked as ominous as the wind felt on Thursday. This photo just doesn’t show how rough the Brayford was – I wouldn’t have wanted to be on a boat that day! It was Lincoln Christmas Market this weekend – the weather was rather changeable over the

Riding Lincs Leafy Lanes with Sky Ride

Sky Rides have been running around the country for several years, and this year Lincoln has (finally) joined in with a series of Sky Ride Local events for us to take part in. These are organised rides supported by British Cycling Ride Leaders. Some are just a handful of miles at a slow pace suitable

Road Trip to Norfolk to See the Sea

Next year I will be undertaking one massive road trip – a trip of a life time – riding through some of the most iconic places in America on a Harley Davidson motorbike. I can’t wait. Really. It is going to be such an amazing experience. But it is, of course, possible to have a fantastic

Seeing the Northern Lights

When we went to Ruka in Finland a couple of weeks ago we knew there was a chance that we might see the Northern Lights. The Aurora Borealis is a natural light display in the sky particularly in Arctic and Antarctic regions, caused by the collision of energetic charged particles with atoms in the thermosphere.

Sky Coaster Kissimmee

I ticked something of my things to do list today… the Sky Coaster at Kissimmee. It’s the tallest Sky Coaster in the world at 300ft, and basically simulates the freefall of a sky dive. This is my fourth holiday to Orlando and I’ve been thinking about it each time, this time I decided I’d just

Snap Happy: 1st October

It’s a new Snap Happy month, this time set by another blogging friend Life, Ninja Killer Cat and Everything Else. There’s some interesting topics, so here goes… Holding onto Summer – No problem with that where I am at the moment!

Snap Happy: 27th September

Last Days of Summer – Hooray for blue sky!

Snap Happy: 3rd September

Space – Morning moon

Snap Happy: 17th August

Satellite (dish)