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Chasing the rainbow!

Nothing to do with drugs! Honest!

Went back to the area of a recent walk, in the vicinity of Burford –  Windrush and the Barringtons with my good friend Richard George.

Weather started off nice and sunny, then it chucked it down on the way home. Great! Never mind, made it rather refreshing.

Some nice villages around here; amazing what we miss if we don’t turn off the main roads! Just along from Great Barrington, after the rain, this fantastic rainbow appeared in the field next to us. It was almost touchable, or so it seemed. No gold though!

Gold must be here!
Gold must be here somewhere!

After going round in circles, we stumbled across Windrush. Another pretty little village with a village triangle next to the church of St Peter I believe.

Windrush and St Peter's church
Windrush and St Peter’s church

Off home, stopping en-route for coffee in Jesse Smith Farm Shop and Coffee House,  http://jessesmith.co.uk/farm-shop-coffee-house/ for a cappuccino in Cirencester.

Only a short ride out, but nice to do! Lots more exploring to be done though – can’t wait for the drier weather.

Map of the route:

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Riding in the rain – and the dark!

Something I do enjoy doing I must admit, is riding in the rain, but riding home last night after my evening class was rather less “enjoyable”.

Coming back to Cricklade from Wroughton via Purton, the roads were poorly lit if at all. Muddy, leaves and rain, but having “Rain” mode on the Tiger meant the bike coped and was brilliant. Made me look like I knew how to ride 🙂 As well as having traction control and what could be the best lights on a motorbike, the ride home was not too bad.

Did I enjoy it? Hmmmm……..! Yes, probably! I still got off with a big grin on my face, but a knackered back from Tae Kwon Do!!!

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