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#1 Stephen Hoath

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 11:31 AM

As soon as we get this Christmas thing out of the way we can get on with the important issues in life...... where to fly kites on New Years day.

So, before I make my decision I would like to know where you'll all be and why that is the place to be? (the rest of the world can join in if you like but please don't rub blue sky and sunshine in my face too much!)

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#2 Felix Mottram

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 11:35 AM

As soon as we get this Christmas thing out of the way we can get on with the important issues in life...... where to fly kites on New Years day.

So, before I make my decision I would like to know where you'll all be and why that is the place to be? (the rest of the world can join in if you like but please don't rub blue sky and sunshine in my face too much!)


Blackheath! Is any explanation needed?

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 11:57 AM

Blackheath! Is any explanation needed?

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 12:02 PM

Will there goose poo?


No problem today but I do not herd Geese!

The mountain cyclists talk about keeping their mouths shut! eek...

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 12:05 PM

May I suggest
Exmouth
where New Years Day
looks like this


I'll bring the champagne and bacon sandwiches B)

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 12:11 PM

May I suggest
Exmouth
where New Years Day
looks like this


I'll bring the champagne and bacon sandwiches B)


That dawn shot indicated no wind, as in no ripples!

We need to know....

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 12:14 PM

Blackheath for me too
Blue Sky and sunshine today (we wont mention the wind)
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Posted 07 December 2008 - 12:19 PM

I suspect I may be lying in bed wearing a wet suit.

We have a fancy dress party you see, and I often seem to end up having one too many and not donning my slumber wear before retiring. I may just about make it to somewhere or other for a stirrup cup about lunch time.
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Posted 07 December 2008 - 12:29 PM

Blackheath for me too
Blue Sky and sunshine today (we wont mention the wind)


Hey, we had 2 mph for most of the time.

I kept warm flying MW and ATM's kites down wind for them.

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 12:33 PM

2mph, luxury! We had no wind. In fact it was worse than that, it was blowing vertically downwards. We had to land just before we had taken off.......
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Posted 07 December 2008 - 01:49 PM

2mph, luxury! We had no wind. In fact it was worse than that, it was blowing vertically downwards. We had to land just before we had taken off.......



Dunstable, Blackheath, Exmouth ... decisions, decisions.... Sounds like Stokes bay is about in the middle for everyone!

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 10:46 PM

Dunstable, Blackheath, Exmouth ... decisions, decisions.... Sounds like Stokes bay is about in the middle for everyone!



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Posted 07 December 2008 - 11:23 PM

No suprises ther then fellas and from your content.ICant find a good enough excuse to head south
.Bacon and Champagne .ALWAYS gives me hartburn,the only wetsuit i have, is for my actionman,Goose sh.. and cyclists sounds a slippy,dangerous combination,

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Posted 08 December 2008 - 07:09 AM

No suprises ther then fellas and from your content.ICant find a good enough excuse to head south
.Bacon and Champagne .ALWAYS gives me hartburn,the only wetsuit i have, is for my actionman,Goose sh.. and cyclists sounds a slippy,dangerous combination,


Anyone tried calling a group fly via telephone conference call? :wacko:


FWIW: my vote goes to Dunstable - I get hopelessly confused heading to the big smoke and mileage is a concern as the carbon footprint must be an extra-wide fitting already....
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Posted 13 December 2008 - 03:02 AM

Anyone tried calling a group fly via telephone conference call? :wacko:


FWIW: my vote goes to Dunstable - I get hopelessly confused heading to the big smoke and mileage is a concern as the carbon footprint must be an extra-wide fitting already....


And as for the Carbon foot print, just buy some new Race rods for Xmas !!! That way all that carbon is nicely sealed in and can't escape into the atmosphere :blue-grin:

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Posted 13 December 2008 - 10:54 AM

And as for the Carbon foot print, just buy some new Race rods for Xmas !!!

Would do, but to be honest, I thought more than two sets in one kitebag would be just plain greedy.
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Posted 23 December 2008 - 04:09 AM

Guys this is very embarressing you know, making a fuss....
where to fly and celebrate on my birthday like this :lol: :blush:

wherever you fly have a marvelous start to the New Year :D
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Posted 23 December 2008 - 07:08 AM

Im with Gary its gotta be the Downs


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Posted 24 December 2008 - 12:18 PM

Stokes bay was great (if bloomin cold :blue-confused: ) last Sunday. Could be fun NYD :D
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Posted 24 December 2008 - 01:27 PM

I sincerely hope i will be in a position to fly at some point on New Years Day, but there is no way i'll be driving anywhere so it's to the beach in Prestatyn for me . . . . and then maybe back in time for some mulled wine mid-afternoon. . . .

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