Last Saturday, 14th November 2015, we were supposed to go and help clean up the local cycle track but it was postponed. So we had a ride along the river, but only had time for that and not a longer ride. However, it was relatively mild but over cast and not windy.
Hear is a photo of the replica Endeavour that Capt James Cook sailed to Australia in and a lone rower.
Today, was the day for the clean up. Guess what? The weather was awful with the first snow flurries of the winter and the wind blowing a hoolie. Still, there were 5 brave (bonkers) souls who turned up to clean the track beneath Newport Bridge. In the past couple of years the bridge over the Tees has been refurbished and it took a lot longer and more money than was expected. The workmen left a couple of weeks ago but left a lot of rubbish and there had also been fly tipping.
DH took the trailer with a spade and brush and cleared the wet slippery leaves off the track at the bottom of the ramp which will make it much safer. It was getting to be a bit scary getting across this bit.
We collected a big pile of rubbish and left it ready for collection by the local refuse workers.
DH and I didn’t bother to go and have lunch with the others as it was quicker for us to ride straight home which is what we did.
I spent the afternoon stitching away on a quilt I am working on. I hope to get it finished before Christmas.