Brendan Watson's ipad session chronicling captures a couple of spring sessions at Thaxted miniramp and Saffron Walden, with Amadeus Jozef Szklaruk, Dead Dave, me, Joxa, Felix Parker, Alex Hallford and Dean Greensmith.

Saffron Walden has been a skate trip fixture for years now, but Thaxted is legitimately one of the hidden gems of Essex, as long as your board doesn't fly out into the stream which runs next to it. The five foot pool coping extension which touches vert offers endless fun...