Evening Walk By The River…

I took my ‘old’ Canon DSLR camera for a walk along by the river this evening before dinner.  I have been using the Lumix bridge camera lately but I am not too happy with the detail in landscapes so I thought I would check out the Canon again and see if it was any better…

Sixes and Sevens.

What a busy sporting weekend that was. Lets work through it.  Firstly this was the weekend of the annual Olney 7’s rugby tournament which started at 10:30am on Saturday. I wandered down in the afternoon to take a few photographs and to watch my grandson Harry playing for one of the Olney teams. What a…

Riverside Walk

Jan was playing bowls this afternoon, so after I had finished watching Geraint Thomas finish second and retain the Yellow Jersey in todays stage of the Criterium du Dauphine cycle race on TV I went for walk.  I was going to go for a long walk along by the river,  and then around Emberton Park.…

Giving It Another Go…

Well here I am again writing a blog post.  Not sure how long it will last but its that time of year when there are more things to write about. To start with we had the first trip of the year with our caravan last week.  We went to Devon visiting family around Exeter.  It…

Sunday Morning Pleasures..

This morning I walked down to the recreation grounds to watch two of my Grandsons, Joe and Will at rugby training, however when I got there it transpired that Joe(13) was playing in a match at 11am.  It was the teams first match of the year and first year they are allowed to play in league…

Ride To Oxford

Just two days after my longest ride of the year I set off on another, even longer.  Ever since my ride to Cambridge last year I had promised myself a ride to Oxford to complete the ‘pair’ of University cities within striking distance of home for a days ride.  They are pretty much equidistant and…