Hedgerows, quaint country cottages, cricket greens, the gentle pace of England’s midlands villages – in Cheshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire and now Gloucestershire has mostly been my pedalling ground these last 200 miles or so since leaving Manchester….. Saulpuddle

… but it has rained a lot – I mean buckets – and much of that English bucolic idyll has splattered itself on the TubaTrailer….


Time for a clean – up, whilst being hosted this week by friendly folk of the Cotswold Edge Festival of Brass. It’s set to be a very musically satisfying week, here in Dursley and Wotton – Under – Edge, Gloucestershire.