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Middle class git

Apparently I’m a middle class git.  Let me explain…. In my job with the local authority I sometimes do unannounced visits on various training courses which are being delivered by subcontractors.  Actually I quite like doing these visits as it … Continue reading

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If I were Prime Minister for a day

We had a funny conversation while driving along. It was if I were Prime Minister for a day – what would I do.  I thought it could be fun to mention here.  Here goes. Sugar tax Yep, I’d bring this … Continue reading

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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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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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Why Grayling must be sacked

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I am sure many readers will have picked up on Chris Grayling’s recent gaff about cyclists.  As many will know, he’s our the Secretary of State for Transport as well as the MP for those unfortunate folk in his Surrey … Continue reading

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Being 55

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Being 55 I might be a little older and I’m certainly not sure about being wiser. People who know me personally will already know that I live in a kind of denial as far as this middle age lark is … Continue reading

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Bumper stickers – cool or naff?

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  Bumper stickers – cool or naff? I sometimes see this car in our neighbourhood and it’s quite eye catching with these bumper stickers.  Often I wonder who’s car it could be, what is he or she like? I guess … Continue reading

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Reviewing Decadent Decaf Coffee

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Still on the quest to find the perfect decaf coffee, it was great to receive some samples from the very nice Decadent Decaf Coffee Company.  In reviewing Decadent Decaf Coffee Company I decided to enlist the help of a couple … Continue reading

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Sports Direct improving?

Driving home from work a few days ago, I was again listening to the radio.  It was pleasing to hear the Sports Direct management had been given a well deserved rough time by their share holders.  This took place alongside … Continue reading

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Cycle training in Luton

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I was very pleased to read in the local paper about cycle training in Luton.  Luton Borough Council appear to be seeing the light and extending the Bikeability scheme until 2020.  This makes complete sense and they’ve done the right … Continue reading

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Cycle friendly Malmö

<iframe src=”https://player.vimeo.com/video/179528719″ width=”640″ height=”360″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> Another reminder of how the UK is so far behind our continental neighbours is in Scandinavia.  This time it’s about the cycle friendly Malmö in Southern Sweden.  I’ve been there and I’ll … Continue reading

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The Executive Bike Shed?

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I wonder if these are the Council’s executive bike sheds and I’m very intrigued. Who uses the executive bike sheds? How can I get one? Intrigue, intrigue! I enjoy hot desking at my local Council office in Dunstable, instead of … Continue reading

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The disgrace of Sports Direct

Like many other people I was disgusted at the latest news about Sports Direct.  The latest disgrace of Sports Direct concerns, yet again, the dreadful way it treats its staff. The notoriety of Sports Direct and the dodgy Mike Ashley … Continue reading

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Repairing my Karrimor pannier bags

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There’s a certain satisfaction in repairing something old and rekindling the usefulness of something old, almost alike an old relationship.  No, I’m not talking about old flames or anything like that!  Instead reparing my Karrimor pannier bags. These Karrimor pannier … Continue reading

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