Monthly Archives: November 2011

Pure Reason Revolution

Venue : Heaven, London Date : 30 November 2011 The last ever gig from Pure Reason Revolution.  Sad news.  I suppose my enjoyment of their albums had gone down with each release, but even so, this was sad news.  The good news … Continue reading

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Chipperfield to Amersham via Latimer

This did not quite go to plan.  I think I need to invest in some maps.  My car needed to be looked at so I decided I would walk back after dropping it off.  Before I went on holiday I … Continue reading

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High Peak Trail

As a follow up to Peru, I had decided to walk the High Peak Trail for the British Heart Foundation.  This is a 17 mile linear walk which starts at the High Peak Trail at Sparklow and finishes at Cromford … Continue reading

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David Cross Band plus Credo

Venue : The Peel, Kingston-upon-Thames, London Date : 11 November 2011 So I interrupt the writing of my Blogs about my trekking holiday in Peru to make sure that I post this gig review within a week of the gig.  … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Sunday 6 November)

I should bring the Peru experience to a close.  Although by the end of this blog it will be very clear that I am not bringing it to a close at all.  What I do want to achieve with this … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Saturday 5 November)

I woke up at 0700, and so began the long journey home.  I packed my bags but had problems getting my Leki walking poles in on top, so had to unpack and start all over again.  I was trying to keep … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Friday 4 November)

I woke at 0500 feeling refreshed.  It was pouring with rain outside.  I made sure everything was properly packed up and then showered.  I was ready for our trip back to have a proper look at Machu Picchu, and then … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Thursday 3 November)

I got out of my sleeping bag at 0700.  It was still raining hard.  We had a brilliant breakfast of pancakes and maple syrup at 0745.  I had some coca tea.  As much for old times’ sake as anything.  This … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Wednesday 2 November)

I woke up at 0530.  I cannot remember how I knew, but I knew we were not having an early start today, so I lay there listening to my iPod Shuffle for a while. The Tangent – Where Are They … Continue reading

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Across The Andes By Prog (Tuesday 1 November)

I woke up at 0500.  I had not had a good night, but I thought I felt all right.  I needed to go to the toilet again.  There had been flooding in the toilet the previous night because the water … Continue reading

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