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'I will take the sun in my mouth
and leap into
the ripe air
alive : with closed eyes' Bjork

'If you wake up
and the day feels a-broken
just lean into the crack
and it will tremble ever so nicely
notice
how it sparkles
down there' Bjork


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Let's go fly a kite

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I went out kite flying with my mate Pete yesterday. Wind was weird and
inconsistent so we
only got the smaller foils out. No stunt kites :(
Pete was jumping with the 3m Blade and
the day was so lovely, I had to catch it on camera :)
30th Jul 2007, 20:19  

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nige says:

great.

30th Jul 2007, 20:19

taniwha says:

whatever you do, don't let go ... unless you get above ten feet.

30th Jul 2007, 20:31

MaggieD says:

Ace set of pics ... especially like that second one .....

30th Jul 2007, 20:39

Sprocket says:

I must try this kitey thing, though I'm afraid I'd be swept off my feet and would come down with a bump somewhere far away and brambly.

Lovely photos, blues n greens n clouds.

30th Jul 2007, 22:08

alicat9 says:

thanks all :)
Taniwha - especially don't let go if you're 10 feet up! more dangerous than jumping down again. I've managed about 4 feet i think

Sprocket - don't be scared - i could start you with little ones and work up. The red one on the ground is only 2 metres and not really big enough for jumps.A good starter foil, and my first kite. Jumping is a premeditated thing and comes with practice, progression and bigger kites, but the kite can drag you a bit when you come out of a turn so you can do some ace skids :)

30th Jul 2007, 22:17

Caine says:

Ace series! I like all of them. Fantastic. :)

30th Jul 2007, 22:36

Dhamaka says:

these are lovely

30th Jul 2007, 23:34

chocolate says:

great shots. looks like a lot of fun!

31st Jul 2007, 00:08

alicat9 says:

Thanks Caine, Dhamaka and Chocolate. A fun day was had

31st Jul 2007, 14:52

flatscan says:

Very nice. Bet those landings were a bit bumpy on a 3 metre.

15th Aug 2007, 10:40

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