Monthly Archives: April 2011

Royal Wedding antidote

What could be more English than a beautiful countryside lane like this? Yesterday it seemed almost the whole country stopped for the Royal Wedding.  I did too but I managed to get out while it was all still going on. … Continue reading

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Goals to aim for – update

Here’s a quick update of how I’m doing with the goals I set myself on 2nd April: 1. Detox myselfI had a caffeine free trial, just to see what it was like.  The first few hours were “noticeable” and then I carried … Continue reading

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Cycling to school

For a while now Becky and I have been looking out for a good day to cycle to the 9.5 miles school and today it all came together. I rode with her as it’s simply not right to send a … Continue reading

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Cyclists are friendly afterall!

One of today’s sights: a crop of Rape Seed growing near Soulbury I had a fantastic ride today, about 52 miles all in beautiful clear sunshine. Following on from the blog post earlier today about cyclists and runners not always … Continue reading

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Cycling repair kit

I am trying to get the balance right here in terms of what I should take, just in case there’s some kind of problem while I’m out riding.  My normal default approach is to be too light on these things … Continue reading

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What do you think about while cycling?

Asking what you think about might seem a daft question but it’s been on my mind earlier today as I had a lovely opportunity to clock up a few more miles.  Really it’s a question I’ve asked myself as I … Continue reading

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Fantastic cycling!

I had a couple of days off in the week, hastily arranged towards the end of the previous week.  I was feeling weary through work and I could feel the stress levels starting to climb again but happily not to … Continue reading

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A pleasant 35 miles to Aldbury, Bucks

Village Pond at Aldbury, Bucks I’ve enjoyed my weekend calorie burning efforts.  Started Saturday morning with a run lasting 1 hour, 15 minutes over very familiar hills and tracks.  Slight problem in my left foot, along the mid section on … Continue reading

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Goals to aim for

I’ve been thinking of setting myself some goals, things to aim for… maybe to achieve these during 2011. Detox myself – I’m going to look into this Weigh 10 stone – that’s about 10 lbs less than where I’m starting … Continue reading

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