Feeling so smug

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There are times when I’m feeling so smug on my bicycle.  This includes the times when I go from A to B faster on a bike than people in cars.  Naturally this will infuriate some motorists and I’m pretty unrepentant … Continue reading

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Health issues continue

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Well this raised blood pressure lark isn’t really going to plan and I’m a bit perplexed, so these health issues continue somewhat. In spite of taking one of the tablets each day, as per prescription, I have not noticed any … Continue reading

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Health issues 2

Health issues 2. I hadn’t even sat down in the Doctor’s waiting room before I got called in.  It was a different Doctor this time who was tall, lean, possibly foreign and seemed to have a gentle manner about him. … Continue reading

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Prudential RideLondon – great cause

It is always a pleasure to consider guest blog posts.  Here’s a very worthy one, connected to the important work of Refuge, a long standing charity working to support women who are victims of domestic abuse.  This provides an opportunity … Continue reading

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Health issues

A couple of health issues have cropped up recently and these have got me a bit concerned.  This post will probably be a bit personal. Yesterday I went over to my favourite health food shop as it was about time … Continue reading

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The trouble with cheap water bottles

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Recently I was given some BeetActive to try out.  This is some concentrated beetroot juice which I’m told is good to take pre-exercise for various reasons.  I’ll go into those reasons some other time as this post is actually about … Continue reading

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Veggie chat at the carvery

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A couple of days ago we went out for an evening carvery meal with some friends.  Certainly an interesting experience as I’d not been there before. Carvery meals are quite good value if you’re a meat eater.  You get a … Continue reading

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Cycling in Barcelona

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Cycling in Barcelona is pleasant and easy going on the whole; I thought I’d give a few reflections here on the general cycling scene. Right from the start of our visit, there were cyclists almost everywhere in Barcelona.  They were … Continue reading

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BBC 3CR Health Show

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  I’ve been on the radio again!  This time I was the guest of Nana Akua and her excellent BBC 3CR Health Show which is broadcast at 1:00 – 2:00pm on Sundays. The topic this time was all about managing … Continue reading

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Vegan restaurant in Barcelona

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I was beginning to despair at the limited choice of food on our recent Barcelona trip.  Most restaurant and cafe menus were dominated by meat, fish and omelettes.  A quick internet search at our hotel led us to this brilliant … Continue reading

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