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Cardinal Spins 4: ENE – Day 1

The magic spinner chose East North East as the next ride out of Hathersage – and what the spinner dictates I must obey! That meant a ride of uncomfortably more than 100 miles to the chalk cliffs of the Yorkshire coast at (and indeed very slightly beyond) the resort town of Bridlington. In the usual […]

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Cardinal Spins 3: SE – Day 3

On Tuesday, in a short break from cycling, Jenni and I went to the RHS flower show at Hampton Court Palace. It was a fabulous location for such a quintessentially British occasion and we had a lovely time, right down to taking afternoon tea among the rose displays. So far it is working quite well […]

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Cardinal Spins 3: SE – Day 2: Wellingborough to Canary Wharf

The day began in Wellingborough in promising fashion, as all days in Wellingborough should. Breakfast at the Hind Hotel was an odd affair with an eclectic grouping of guests. The yoghurt and the bowl of Frosties were of the highest quality, the Eggs Benedict a little less so; but beggars can’t be choosers and it […]

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Cardinal Spins 3: SE – Day 1: Hathersage to Wellingborough

The magic spinner told me I was going to cycle south east. This meant a trip to London. In fact, my straight line from Hathersage to Hastings passes straight through Greenwich, the home of time, so there was no avoiding a trip through the capital by bicycle. I wanted to put myself within easy striking […]