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Happy Birthday Martin!

I only have one sibling, my younger brother Martin, and today is his birthday. Martin and I have always got on pretty well, but with me living in Australia, and him and Rachel in London, opportunity to hang out together over the past eight years or so has been somewhat limited. However, Martin and Rachel […]

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More Birdman photos and video.

My Worthing host and official Birdman helper/photographer Michelle got chatting to Sara, wife of the flying crocodile, and they were stood together taking photos of our “flights”. Thanks to Sara, who forwarded these fantastic pictures:- And here are Worthing Town Council’s videos of the fun from both afternoons. (Note: Compared to many of the “flyers” […]

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Goal 55 – Fly like an ostrich!

I had to drop my “craft” off at the pier before 11am, and then had to be dressed in costume by noon for the judging of the Kingfisher class. The theatre on the pier where the mayor and others came to judge us was filled with a variety of entertaining costumes, including a guy in […]

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Worthing Birdman – day 1.

Saturday was a beautiful sunny day, and Michelle and I wandered down to the seafront for day one of the Worthing Birdman Competition. There are three classes of flyer, the most serious being the Condor class, who usually have hangliders, sometimes specially modified for the competition. The second group is the Leonardo Da Vinci class, […]

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Weekend in Worthing.

After writing my blog at 5 am yesterday morning I got up and had some breakfast, but as nobody else was up and about, I went back upstairs to read for a while, and wait for the rest of the household to catch up with me. The next thing I knew, it was about 12.30 […]

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Never give up!!

Okay, so I never expected everything to be easy when I set out to achieve 100 goals, but I also never expected getting five blokes into a pub for a couple of beers to be the hardest thing I have tried to organise so far!! I have now had a couple of tries at gathering […]

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