Monthly Archive: November, 2011

Liberating, enabling, necessary.

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I’ve had a double Boneshaker whammy. First of all, my subscription edition of Boneshaker – that lovely Bristolian ode to two wheels – dropped through my door, complete with a gentle reminder that… Continue reading

Happiness is a sport called cyclo-cross

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This weekend I made a welcome return to race action. Having spent just over a month missing cross races (in both senses of the word), I made the 60 minute trip to beautiful… Continue reading

‘Cos it’s raining.

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Up until about midday yesterday, Cardiff was resplendent in the November sunshine. Then the rains came. Monsoon style. My normal jacket did not (and does not), cut the mustard. I need a rain… Continue reading

They think it’s all over……

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Every sport has its moments. Those fantastic, heart stopping, earth shattering moments. For English football supporters, the sight of fans flooding the Wembley pitch in ’66  to Kenneth Wolstenhome’s words have been known… Continue reading

Bute park evening opening threatened?

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Commuters in Cardiff have enjoyed brief benefit of access to Bute Park during these dark winter nights, offering a traffic free traverse of the city centre for cyclists and pedestrians. Unfortunately the rumour… Continue reading

Boneshaker issue 7 out now.

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They’re at it again, sowing the seeds of love. Boneshaker issue 7 is now available (hooray!). I’m eagerly awaiting my subscription copy and hope that the postie has been kind to me today.… Continue reading

Get your chic together! Odoni Christmas competition

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Well we had our first winner, Alastatair’s splendid photo and it’s time to launch our next comp, a bumper Christmas special. The rules will be broadly the same, but will add an extra… Continue reading

Winter monochrome

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Late Autumn and early Winter is monochrome, a half-light beauty akin to squinting through your eyelids when the bedside lamp goes on. Washed out shades, the colours – or their absence – evoke… Continue reading

The winner, by unanimous decision is……

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We have a winner. Congratulations to Alastair for his winning photo of Fadi, a Lebanese student studying  in Cardiff. Note the essential components of the photo; bike, chic cyclist and bike stand (in… Continue reading

Look into my eyes.

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This morning I’m doing my best to exert some mind control over my colleagues at head office. Having gleaned some tips from Derren Brown, I’ve been introducing subtle audio and visual stimuli to… Continue reading