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Guano bicycle - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Guano bicycle

All it takes is one broken window and the birds get in. When the birds get in they need a perch. And …

Gill Pier from Sand o' Gill

Cycling in shell sand

Cycling in soft shell sand is always exhilarating and exhausting and is always a mistake; eventually. The sharp shell fragments will always …

Long evening shadows

Long evening shadows

Long evening shadows at the Bay of Tafts with the sound of bike tyres grinding on shell sand as my tires slip …

Frozen Moments

Frozen Moments

Cycling in the breeze I hold the camera and press the shutter button. One two-thousandth of a second of light and life …

How many fingers?

How many fingers?

There are so many blogs and discussions about the number of fingers you should keep on your bicycle brakes and the number …

Wind and Bottoms

It’s not possible to think about a break cycling in Orkney without discussing two subjects. The first is wind. Understanding the wind, …

Provisions

It’s the first day of our stay and I go to the cupboard and the cupboard is bare. Not even a jar …