Ride 69 / 70 (ride, walk and lead) : TAG: Lift Off! Mission Accomplished

Thursday, 20th August, destination the church, St Michael Mount. 2.5 miles. This day is already well documented on my Facebook page with lots of lovely photos that other people took.  However, on my drive to the stable to get Tommy ready in the morning, it doesn’t look very promising.  I can’t even make out the […]

Ride 66 (walk and lead): TAG, 3 : Into Rose-Tinted Land

Monday, 17th August, Grampound Road to Philleigh, 19 miles. In contrast with yesterday’s walk through Cornwall’s plundered landscape, we embrace the gentle topography of the Roseland Peninsula today, at a more leisurely pace. Catherine, ever the cautious one, has advised us to take the quiet lane down to Grampound.  I wouldn’t take a horse on […]

Ride 64 (walk and lead): Thunderbirds are Go! The Count Down begins: 5: A Bap Fills the Gap.

Saturday, 15th August, Mount to Lockengate, 18 miles. Everyone in Cornwall knows that Saturday is ‘change-over’ day.  At the height of Summer in August, that means the traffic on the A 30 around Bodmin grinds to a halt and the country lanes turn into a rat run for people wanting to avoid the queues.  Louella […]