A few photos from an afternoon spin to Fen Ditton and along Low Fen Drove Way

The Raleigh Superbe in Fen Ditton churchyard
This morning I finished off the various repairs and bits of maintenance desperately needed on my Raleigh Superbe. This bicycle is my everyday workhorse and it’s out in all kinds of weather all year round so, when my sabbatical started, I realised I was going to have to show it some real tender, loving care. Consequently, it’s been in bits for about three weeks and today just happened to be the day when I decided to finish the job off. It was all done by 2.30pm so after lunch I took off for a short spin over to Fen Ditton church along the River Cam to make sure everything worked. I'm pleased to say it did!

As you'll see below, the church has a number of splendidly ghoulish 18th century gravestones and I spent a pleasant hour there wandering around the graveyard taking a few photos, drinking my flask of tea and reading Tolstoy in the shade of a still flowering Laburnum tree.

I headed back home via the public byway called Low Fen Drove Way that runs over Honey Hill and by Snouts Corner. As I got to Stourbridge Common the May Bumps were in full swing so I stopped there for a while as well to enjoy the student's post-exam festivities.

PHOTOS
All taken with an iPone 6+ using the Blackie App
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Bull on Stourbridge Common
Stourbridge Common
Gravestone in Fen Ditton churchyard
Gravestone in Fen Ditton churchyard
Gravestone in Fen Ditton churchyard
Gravestone in Fen Ditton churchyard
Gravestone in Fen Ditton churchyard
Tomb in Fen Ditton churchyard
Gravestone in Fen Ditton churchyard
St Mary's Fen Ditton
On Low Fen Drove Way 
On Low Fen Drove Way 
On Low Fen Drove Way 
On Low Fen Drove Way 
On Low Fen Drove Way 
The headlamp on the Raleigh Superbe
On Low Fen Drove Way
On Low Fen Drove Way
On Low Fen Drove Way
On Low Fen Drove Way
Entrance to Biggin Abbey at the end of Low Fen Drove Way
Bus shelter at the end of Low Fen Drove Way
The May Bumps from Stourbridge Common

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