July in Photos

A busy unpredictable month. A lot less photos taken than normal. Tiny human becoming more of a human. An extended trip to Ireland. Some local exploring down lanes I didn’t know. Training with CVSRT. Training the tiny human to be an outdoor human. A wedding. Another trip to Ireland to spend time on a mountain. Read more →

Scotland in Film – First Time

A post that has been in Proof mode for far to long: September of last year! ~~ The cycling focus for the past two years ended abruptly for me after the Tour Divide. I needed something else to focus on. Many would have ridden more, but I needed a break, something else to occupy my legs and mind. Running was… Read more →

May Photos

Another busy month, but a very different type of busy. Getting back into the swing of exercising and minding a tiny human. Getting away to places we want to go. Getting some time to myself. Getting a new film camera. All positives. Read more →

Jura Fell Race

A race which by name alone sends shivers down fell runners spines I’d been told. I didn’t get it. It’s only 28km long, and the last 6km is on the road FFS. Sure it’s hilly, but really? What’s the fuss about? Then we went and reccied part of the route last September. It suddenly became quite obvious that this was not… Read more →

April Photos

Something has been lurking in my brain for a while. Not riding bikes, but running. Camera annoyingly heavy for running. Maybe I should just photograph other things? Not my athletic life. Hmm, wonder what would happen if I did that more often? Would I become “better” at taking photos? Is there better? Either way, images from April that please me. Read more →

Tour Divide Commute in film.

I spent most of my Tour Divide training rides along the canal between where I live and Manchester. 2 hours. 43 Kilometers. Each way, twice a day, up and over a climb gaining me 400m each direction. With work, family, and friends, it was the easiest way to combine training and life with too much of an impact. From February… Read more →

8mm

Last year, with local rider and Super8 obsessed friend Giles, we went out and made a film for a competition. A film on film, not digital. A single Super8 cartridge shot with no room for editing. What was shot was what was to be entered, undeveloped, unseen by Giles. It was a fun day, 5 hours to shoot 3.5 minutes… Read more →