Sunday, December 18, 2005

Cure for sacred cantata fatigue

Sacred cantata fatigue set in from the otherwise excellent BBC Radio 3 Bach marathon this morning, so I took off with my mountain bike to Thetford Forest for the day. The weather here in Norfolk is cold - minus 4 centigrade last night, and just getting above freezing in the day with a light dusting of snow.

All the wonderful singletrack in the forest's Black Route was frozen hard, so there was no mud and the riding was excellent once you warmed up. Information for fellow cyclists, my off-road ride is a Bianchi hardtail with Marzocchi Flylight Air forks upfront. After several hours in the solitude of the forest, and with no sacred cantatas, I could only agree with Claude Debussy who said that music is the silence between the notes

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Mediamushroom, yea I know it isn't Thetford but it sets the scene.
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