— Chris Aylen

April, 2011 Monthly archive

Nike Patta Air Max 1 green

I have to admit that I’ve never been the biggest fan of the original Air Max. I can’t put my finger on why exactly (the midsole looks a bit… plain?): I appreciate the design and I think the original colourway is one of the best ever, but I waited for the Air Max 90s instead.

That said, in a bangin’ scheme like this, I can’t resist them. The Parra collaboration series was one of the best in recent years and whilst I’d have also liked a pair of the burgundy ones, I was more than happy to settle for these. Not enough good shoe models come in green.

Summer: sorted.

Nike Patta Air Max 1 green

Nike Patta Air Max 1 green

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Open heathland and marsh areas

The hot spell over Easter meant that I didn’t want to spend time inside for once. Off to Ashdown Forest and Thursley Common on a few different days, just for a walk around to see what was there. Without much effort, we saw plenty of amazing things. Those less interested might turn their noses up, but seeing grass snakes, various lizards and cuckoos was enjoyable. And it cost nothing.

Natural lake with ducks and geese

Bombus terrestris - the buff-tailed bumblebee or large earth bumblebee

Common lizard


Speckled wood butterfly

Larger common lizard

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