The man who became the legend of the Flying Dutchman came from the coastal village of Terneuzen, on the southern bank of the Westerschelde. Now there's a 6.6km tunnel there, the longest in the Netherlands, The things you learn from cycling magazines (thank you Cycling Weekly). Cyclists aren't neanderthal, unlike some other sports fans. Comes from being European-minded, I guess.
Coming up this week: Schumann, Oliver Knussen, Luke Bedford, Simon Holt and more on Hubert Parry too.