08/11/2020 08:01 AM

Something Cooling

It was scorching at the weekend, and I was very glad to get out of London and hit the beach. This is Osmington, near Weymouth in Dorset. It's rocky and seaweedy, with a steep path to the beach and not much parking, so it was reasonably quiet. And once you get in the water, it's lovely. Here's the sea. Background: Portland and some cruise ships bobbing around with nothing to do (there were 8 in total).

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08/03/2020 08:25 AM

Scaling New Heights

I've mentioned before that lockdown has helped me rediscover my love of model kits. Yesterday I finished my latest project.

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07/31/2020 06:57 PM


Way back at the start of lockdown, I registered for the NHS Volunteer Responders scheme - partly because it seemed like the right thing to do, partly because it would allow me to go out on my motorbike at a time when non-essential travel was frowned on.

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07/17/2020 10:37 AM

Go Jump in a Lake

Outdoor swimming-pools are one of the things that have reopened, and as I've been missing swimming a great deal, I booked a slot this morning for the swimming lake in Beckenham Place Park.

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07/11/2020 06:21 PM

Adventures in Space, Time and Plumbing

Last night I went to an Actual Pub for the first time since March, which was very exciting. When the opening of pubs was announced, I joined most people in saying 'that sounds like a terrible idea', but my local, the Alma, seemed to be doing a responsible job, so I met two friends for a post-work pint.

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About me

I'm Alice Dryden, a.k.a. Huskyteer.

I like scooter adventures, First World War aeroplanes, Kenshukai karate, and spending time with huskies.

Email: alice@dryden.co.uk
Twitter: @Huskyteer

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