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As of today, not much much other than the usual. I have a new client, Halfords, so that's why I'm in Birmingham travelling home each weekend. However, the plan is that from around May next year, we go off driving around the European land mass visiting hot countries when it's cooler there and colder countries when it's hotter. We are spending the next few months planning so there's not much detail to be seen here yet. Watch this ...
Charles: Well the big hills day is now behind us, thank goodness for that, as my legs are absolutely shattered. Nice rolling hills today with lots of flat smooth roads, although Graham does insist on taking us up some real rough old roads if we're having it too easy. No punctures or breakdowns today so our average speed increased to 15 mph. My tip from Graham today is "don't just eat one snack bar when you can have two" ...
... and done competently but the spitting and swearing and several bitter comments about band politics were out of place at a family festival. I’ve no problem with swearing – in fact I quite enjoy it – but there are lots of children present. Spitting – well I do have a problem with that, especially when it is an unnecessary affectation and as for the rehearsal of old rows with people in other bands you’ve been in – well honestly, along with ...
... going to meet Julie in The Rocket pub by Coventry railway station and arrived there at around 6 p.m. It turned out that the pub had closed and was due to re-open in a few weeks but they’d decided to open for Godiva because there would be thousands of people walking past and some of them would want a break. I got a text from Julie saying that the trains were in a mess and suggesting that I go straight to the festival ground (Coventry Memorial Park) and ...
... Pretty central, really. And definitely looks a lot grander (at least on the outside) than Bristol's location as it was a really large wide open space set with imposing statues and grand buildings. But anyway, congratulations Qawi. :)
After the ceremony and sorting out other things, it was time for lunch which we had at Jimmy's Spices. This was not bad either. Another buffet but supposedly with ...
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