Well specifically a black headed gull and herring gulls. I could watch seabirds flying all day.
Month: Apr 2017
How to have peaceful shopping trips with children
I think I’ve cracked it, how to have peaceful shopping trips with children.
- Have peaceful obedient children who don’t run off or argue
- Wait till they are older and more sensible
Ok ok, so 1. is but a dream and whilst we’re now part way to 2., after some increasingly successful shopping trips I feel moved to share these ideas. Continue reading “How to have peaceful shopping trips with children”
First race of the season
At last I got out for the first race of the season last night. The wind was very light but I still managed to get the kite up and came a respectable 4th in the handicap fleet. Considering I completely messed the start up being last over the line, made a few mistakes and that I’m pretty new to the boat, I’m happy with that.
I always do a mental post race analysis and it’s good to know where mistakes were made, plus there are plenty of things I need to practise such as roll tacks, tacking generally, starts and kite handling. There are a few tweaks incoming on the boat too.
I’m really liking the vareo and it having a kite means much more fun even in such light winds, downwind legs are fun too. I can’t wait for the next one and more wind.