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by skyhawk
15 Jul 2019, 3:46pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Dogs off lead on shared use path
Replies: 86
Views: 10395

Re: Dogs off lead on shared use path

Any court judgement or out of court insurance settlement will be determined by the facts of the individual case. I agree, but the only facts that I could see were that she had four dogs off the lead, and there were witnesses to that effect. She might have claimed I was going too fast, but I wasn't ...
by skyhawk
14 Jul 2019, 7:25pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Dogs off lead on shared use path
Replies: 86
Views: 10395

Re: Dogs off lead on shared use path

I started a topic on THIS last month did you read my post. My complaint is about morons with dogs on those long leads, which suddenly extend to 30' I LOVE dogs but I am VERY cautious, sometimes scared (Autism), I have had a rescue dog, we now have three rescue cats and I prefer animals to humans, it...
by skyhawk
13 Jul 2019, 3:54pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike for complete beginner
Replies: 13
Views: 891

Re: Bike for complete beginner

freiston wrote:
Bonefishblues wrote:OP was last active 6 minutes after initial post, as often happens.

Don't forget that they could be reading replies without logging in.



At least they could say, as is courteous when you receive an answer I ALWAYS say thank you
by skyhawk
13 Jul 2019, 3:52pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike for complete beginner
Replies: 13
Views: 891

Re: Bike for complete beginner

I'm looking for a bike for an adult complete beginner, who's not yet too steady on a bike. Tips on what to consider? To be clear, this is not a post about someone who knows casual biking and is a beginner in road biking, mtb or the like. Many thanks Again a question with no budget mentioned, £100 o...
by skyhawk
12 Jul 2019, 3:09pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Summer, and I am back to Photography
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: Summer, and I am back to Photography

The problem IS the concentration, and FRUSTRATION, I know my photography inside out, what my camera can/can't do, having been into it 45 years, with Astro I would lose my temper before achieving anything believe me, too many variables..... WHEN you are on your OWN to learn
by skyhawk
10 Jul 2019, 3:10pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Idiots on 'phones
Replies: 10
Views: 2906

Re: Idiots on 'phones

I have no problem with any road user on the phone I just send my dashcam to operation SNAP in wales and report them
by skyhawk
10 Jul 2019, 2:23pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Summer, and I am back to Photography
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: Summer, and I am back to Photography

I have never been into astrophotography, may change when we move next year, but I doubt it I get bored so easily due to my Autism I can not stick at anything which is why I envy shots like yours I will never have the "go" to do. I had a similar scope but have up on reflecting scopes, again...
by skyhawk
10 Jul 2019, 11:59am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Summer, and I am back to Photography
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: Summer, and I am back to Photography

Quite east, my son had an air rifle mounted pointing at the bulb hanging from a standard fitting, I had flash behind/off camera set yo 1/25,000th second, I would start (eos, 60D) start shooting and he shot it, took about 20 attempts, later I remember, what a prat, I should have put tarp down for the...
by skyhawk
9 Jul 2019, 7:08pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Summer, and I am back to Photography
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: Summer, and I am back to Photography

Nice piccies! When did you go to visit Patrick, out of interest? I was there at Farthings, with other members of our local AS, back in November 2011 - just over a year before he died. AAS_and_Patrick.jpg While Patrick was taking a nap (he was already quite frail at that time) we all went outside an...
by skyhawk
9 Jul 2019, 5:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Summer, and I am back to Photography
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Re: Summer, and I am back to Photography

A friend of mine, Pembray race track, and at sea

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by skyhawk
9 Jul 2019, 5:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Summer, and I am back to Photography
Replies: 9
Views: 390

Summer, and I am back to Photography

My real love other than Astronomy is Photography

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by skyhawk
9 Jul 2019, 1:17pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Wandering dog encounters - on and off the lead
Replies: 18
Views: 4175

Re: I have no idea where to post this - dogs on leads

When approaching a PwD person with dog from behind I move over to the left or right as appropriate and ring my bell in a friendly way so they may locate me without looking Of course one goes slowly and is prepared to stop if necessary Much of this applies to free-range children too :wink: That is f...
by skyhawk
9 Jul 2019, 1:16pm
Forum: Family Cycling
Topic: Help me! Complete novice who needs to travel with toddler.
Replies: 41
Views: 2242

Re: Help me! Complete novice who needs to travel with toddler.

"I ride a recumbent for touring. If you think they're invisible I suspect you haven't. The experience I have is I get noticed, and I get more space than when I'm on an upwrong." I have, and have many disabled friends who do, and have unfortunately see a rider HIT where I lived, trendle Lan...
by skyhawk
9 Jul 2019, 1:14pm
Forum: Family Cycling
Topic: Help me! Complete novice who needs to travel with toddler.
Replies: 41
Views: 2242

Re: Help me! Complete novice who needs to travel with toddler.

Well my Scenic was hit by a 40 tonner on a roundabout with my three sons in the back, a few shouts and that was it, so I am happy