Sunday, 29 May 2011
The 2011 Challenge, Prologue: getting to the start (1)
The 2011 Challenge started, for me, with a 5 a.m. alarm on Tuesaday 10 May. My wife drove me through the cold light of early morning to Milton Keynes Central, where I caught the 6.22 to Glasgow (pictured, arriving at Milton Keynes).
The sky was overcast, and a light drizzle fell. If I had but known it, this was to be just about the best weather I was to get all crossing!
As the train sped northwards, the scenery changed but the weather did not. Grey. Overcast. Wet.