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The narrow streets of the city of lakes and palaces are cold for the sun is only beginning its morning journey from behind the surrounding hills.  We walk swiftly over the bridge, past quietly ruminating cows and through the small groups of people chatting at the beginning of the day.  Today we are…

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For a second we stop and look upwards.  There in the tree are three small owls, their downy heads and piercing, unblinking eyes face us whilst their bodies are hidden by the dark branch.  It is late afternoon in Santiniketan in West Bengal and the sun is going down, easing us from the heat and brin…

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It is the beginning of a new year and one of those continuously grey days when the soft slate clouds seem to settle inside the head.  It is time for reflection; to nurture the seed that might flower in the Spring. There has been some interest in this blog, some words of encouragement and my own sen…

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Vintage Race Wheels
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Do You Really Need Round Wheels? You need to clean and inspect your wheels before you go to the track. Every time. You normally have the wheels off to bleed the brakes so clean the wheels and look for problems. Check the stud holes for wear, and pay particular attention to the lug nut …

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