Sarah D was last to arrive, almost 23.00 on Friday. We all waited up, bit worried really, but she was glowing and raving about cycling from the station in the dark except when an occasional car appeared and she switched lights on. Earlier Sally D with her experience of long distance journeys had produced a device to get her, Lisa and Jamie from the station when my description of “the obvious road” didn’t do it for her in the dark. She called it Garmin, I think. Even before that, us normal mortals, Paul, Sally-Anne, Graham, me, led by Michael, had ridden a lovely half-day route using terrestrial mapping.
Beach huts at Whitstable
But there was more on Saturday night when some of us walked across the fields, after a brief fight with some extra terrestrial nettles, to the abode of “hotchefpaul” who had special and delicious cycle-food for us at The George in Newnham. En route Robert displayed similar powers and found a kissing gate by starlight; and later on return he produced a device which, when pointed at the stars gave you their name and constellation – he passed it off as an app. more »