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Dear Lifestyles@Flitwick

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Dear Lifestyles@Flitwick Thank you so much for sending me a nice, thoughtful postcard. I appreciate you thinking of me and missing me.  Fear not, I’m fine.  It is just that I’ve been so busy lately and I haven’t had much … Continue reading

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Getting good fruit is tricky

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I feel like having a bit of a rant as getting good fruit is tricky these days. We are having a bit of an economy drive and I’m still coming to terms with it.  IN fact I’m struggling as we … Continue reading

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Caffeine free – one year on

It is now about a year since I became caffeine free, so this is all about how I am one year on. It’s a pain in the neck, at times. I wish I could say that it has been plain … Continue reading

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Latest pondering

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Although I’m happily married, I do enjoy my own company at times. I have found my latest pondering time has included cycling while spending some time on my own.  To summarise: The value of turning a heap of junk into a … Continue reading

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Common Wheel

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Earlier in the week I had the opportunity to hear a little bit of Radio 4’s All in the Mind programme.  They were featuring the Common Wheel as a finalist in the All In The Mind awards.  It was fascinating … Continue reading

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Life without caffeine

It is now about five weeks since I decided to try life without caffeine and its been an interesting experience.  At first I was a little apprehensive and wondered how I would get on.  To be completely honest, in the … Continue reading

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Planet X journey

It is lovely to hear from fellow cyclists and to sometimes learn a little more about their own personal journey in life.  This is Dave’s new Planet X bike and one that he’s rightly proud of and as I’ve learnt … Continue reading

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Coroner’s Court and a taste of old fashioned yoghurt

This post has potential for being a bit weird and disjointed but please bear with me.  I have recently completed my stint as a good, consciencous citizen in serving as a jury member on two recent cases. In the UK … Continue reading

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Raspberry smoothie recipe

My Mother-in-Law is a bit of a hoarder at times and this applies to her stash of frozen raspberries, as well as 40 year old home made mead in her cellar.   So I’m thankful for a couple of things: … Continue reading

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How many people take prescription drugs in the UK?

Apparently almost half the adults in my age group (45-54 years) take a prescription drug and unsurprisingly this grows as age increases.  For my age group it appears men and women are very similar and this makes fascinating reading in … Continue reading

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I’m still here!

I’m still here!  Okay so I haven’t blogged in a little while now and admittedly I’m feeling bad about this.  Plenty of things going on though. While I’m on the subject of blogging, the lack of posts might explain why … Continue reading

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Cycling is therapeutic?

Is cycling therapeutic?  That’s a good question to ask and it largely depends on the kind of “therapy” being sought and will inevitably vary from person to person.  Yesterday I had a cycle ride, 26 miles, which I found to be … Continue reading

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Cycling, food and me 3

More tips for me from the nutritionist in helping me fine tune a healthy diet.  I think this is worth listing as it does focus a little more on what I actually need, as a kind of easily digestible aide … Continue reading

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Cycling, food and me 1

This is a mini-series coming up now – cycling, food and me.  You might have seen I recently went to a nutritionist where said I want to live for another 50 years – this would be taking me to well … Continue reading

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