The task in June-July 2016 was to recce the Spinoff cycle routes, and this is an intrepid moment in the journey from Dartford to Gravesend – which I had previously reached via NCN1 alongside the 8-lane A2. Not a pleasant experience and rejected as unworthy of the C25, but Continue reading
As it’s the Summer Solstice today I will end this post with a personal footnote, for I first met Michael Solomon Williams at the 1989 solstice in a magical performance of Britten’s opera A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He was six, and the ‘fetched’ Humble Bee to my Bottom. So more of that anon… now Common and Kind – which is Michael’s #JoCox #moreincommon -inspired initiative, subtitled more in common in music.
A year ago I was fine-tuning some routes. This eastbound spoke had followed a fairly busy road to Myddelton House and Turkey Street – until I tried turning west out of Crew’s Hill station to pick up a byway that requires this porterage across the railway. Continue reading
Tattenham Corner was the only Zone 6 terminus station unvisited until May 2017. This is the view yards from the platform – a superb panorama from over 180m above SW London. Preparations for Derby Day (first Saturday in June) Continue reading