Chaplog tries hard In which an ageing climber comes to terms with life closer to the ground.


Holmbridge and Digley

Filed under: cycling — Mike Chapman @ 8:47 pm

Judy and I had a good ride today in very pleasant conditions. Now a geezer from New Zealand and an uncle from Australia have been going on about the weather s they have at this time of year but…

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Filed under: Family matters — Mike Chapman @ 8:16 pm

We went to Lincoln. Mike, Lynne, Lena, Kate, Judy, Adee, Sarah, Mark and Isabel to be together at Christmas.

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I have spent a number of hours installing and configuring a programme called Gallery. An Open Source programme that does clever things with photographs on-line. There is a link on my side bar. “Chaplog Gallery of Photographs” It is easier to maintain than inserting all the photographs into the Weblog.

I hope to be able to put links to the album of pictures for a particular entry, for example Christmas O3 pictures


Pre Christmas weekend

Filed under: Family matters — Mike Chapman @ 9:45 pm

Sunday was cold with the first snow. We went for a walk.



Filed under: cycling — Mike Chapman @ 10:16 pm

I am not usually very happy at this time of year and this year is no exception. I list the potential causes:



The Three Shires

Filed under: cycling — Mike Chapman @ 10:01 pm

“Sixteen miles, about half off road, should take a couple of hours”. Four hours and bit later we returned to the car. Are we really that slow?

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Steep track above Hillhead quarry on three Shire Heads ride

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