I’ve had a quiet month since the Coast to Coast, partly out of laziness and partly because I managed to injure my foot. Winter is coming, and so it is now dark when I take the dogs out in the morning. A couple of weeks ago I had the bright idea of taking them out…Read more New Shoes
I’ve had a few days to recover from the exertions of the Coast to Coast 2017 and, as ever, I’m starting to look ahead to the next thing. We’ll get to that later. In the meantime we should get caught up on the exploits of the weekend of 9th September 2017. I took the Friday…Read more Coast to Coast 2017 Report
Just under two weeks now until we head north to take part in this year’s Rat Race Coast to Coast 2017. As always my preparations have been sub-optimal. We are taking part over two days and the event requires us to travel 110 miles from Nairn to Ballachulish, mostly on bicycles with a fair stretch…Read more Coast to Coast 2017
Back in France again and September is on my mind. Got to get more serious about training. And so I’ve headed out a few times while here, to try to keep some conditioning. The roads are quiet around the house and luckily they are quite shaded as well. The heat has been punishing for someone…Read more Je suis perdu
The van needed a service. A message about needing an oil change had been showing on the dash since I went up Ben Vorlich and so in it went for some TLC. That meant that I had a couple of hours to kill, and what better way to do that than to take a wander…Read more Berwick upon Tweed
Those that are paying attention might remember the multiple attempts at the National 3 Peaks Challenge a few years ago. We managed to get two of the hills done but never made it to Snowdon. Eventually Stacey and I completed the challenge within the 24 hour limit. And so some 5 years later we decided…Read more Snowdon!
April was an eventful month. I finished work on the last day of March, my project had been cancelled and so that meant that my services were no longer required, and headed straight down through England and south through France to Peyrar. We spent two weeks working on the house to get it ready for…Read more Two Hills and more to come