Ahh.. my second home. What a great time we had.. Surfing, flying and camping.
Spring has really sprung, and so have the thermals! Some fabulous punchy lift pushing through on Mercury. I am still amazed by the sheer greenness of our British springtime. Its like a green I’ve never seen anywhere else in the world, so to be flying above this fizzing landscape is a privilege.
3 and a half hours of the scratchiest, yet mostly thermic fun I’ve had this season! Jumped in the car with Andy and headed down to the White Horse for about 11:30 am and the wind was blowing SSE. During the afternoon conditions came on for a wonderful afternoon.
After spending a refreshing and eventually tiring hike up in the morning, a few pilots got away into the clouds and off onto the horizon first thing at about 12ish on the South take off, but most scratched around on the north west take-off. Bring on the next round!
[flashvideo file=wp-content/uploads/videos/WildStream_Stubbington_0309.flv image=wp-content/uploads/videos/WildStream_Stubbington_0309.jpg /] Ahh.. Spring is here. The sea breezes are beginning, and so we celebrate with a lazy wallow up and down the cliffs at Stubbington. This is the life!
[flashvideo file=wp-content/uploads/videos/WildStream_MrFox_0309.flv image=wp-content/uploads/videos/WildStream_MrFox_0309.jpg /] He knows he’s being naughty, just look at how flat those ears are against his head. Keep an eye out for more action from Mr Fox this year!
XC Weather and Metcheck gave it a NNW swinging round to the West by 3pm, which indeed did happen. Decision the night before was to head down to Bell hill, but early on in the morning it was rather gusty, so we decided to head down to Butser and save a long journey for dissapointment.…
[flashvideo file=wp-content/uploads/videos/WildStream_Amphibious_0309.flv image=wp-content/uploads/videos/WildStream_Amphibious_0309.jpg /] Every year about this time, we find dozens of toads down our driveway! It attracts them because we have wet, humid, dank foliage and woodland on one side of our driveway, and the other side a large pond which must be brimming with stringy eggs by now. Tonight was no exception, and…
Production is now going ahead for the short glow-worm documentary I had ideas on a few years ago. I’ve started the draft of what the documentary will cover, and also made a few artistic concepts on how I see the various graphics sketches coming to life. The main problem for filming has been how…
[flashvideo file=wp-content/uploads/videos/WildStream_NeilsStory_0805.flv image=wp-content/uploads/videos/WildStream_NeilsStory_0805.jpg /] Badly shot, unorganised satirical comedy which we totally loved making! “Ladies and gentleman, may I introduce Neil the jailbird … ” Summer fun on the coast, roll on … 🙂