Sunday, 20 March 2011


Maurice wanted to go to the classic bike show at Ardingly, so I decided to go with him.  I don’t usually go on the bike this early in the year, and luckily it was a nice day – not too cold!


There were some rather gorgeous classic bikes, all beautifully restored and shiny!

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It was very busy with lots of middle aged and elderly bikers!  it helped if you had long hair that looked lie it hadn’t been washed in ages and had black bike gear on, oh and a rather large stomachSmile!

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Loads of stall were selling what looked like total rubbish out of cardboard boxes.   Maurice assured me that it was all worthwhile stuff… someone!

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Love this guy’s leather jacket!

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I think this was the best bike we saw, a 1930 Matchless Silver Hawk.

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And here’s my favourite middle aged biker setting the sat nav for the journey homeSmile

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We didn’t stay too long, thank goodness!  Time for some more gardening when we got home.  maurice cut the lawn at last!! garden a day 104

I carried on doing a bit more down the side path:garden a day 105

Here’s my little beauty for today, it is a Prunus Incisa ‘Kojou-No-Mai’ Sense.

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And finally… here’s a ‘before’ picture for the next bit of border I must tackle!

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Helen said...

Not going to comment on the bikes as they're really not my thing, but your observations made me laugh! Your garden is looking very spruced up where you've been working so hard.

Donna said...

LOL, no tattoos? I went to a wedding once where the couple were bikers and all their friends were too, you never saw so many tattoos!!

scrappysue said...

Oooh, I would have loved the bike show. My Dad had a Matchless bike, it was pretty stonking! (he didn't have long greasy hair or bikers leathers tho!)

Lesley said...

Hi Linda,
Thank you for leaving a message about the arrival of our Ellie.
Wishing you a very happy birthday for tomorrow.
Lesley x