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Meet Jo.....

If it’s good enough for Team Sky then it’s good enough for us… ( I mention Sky in the hope they’ll sponsor us with some Pinarello bikes)…we have taken on a professional Dietitian to assist both our training and fuelling for the big day. 394 more words


The cafe at 12 miles and a bit.........

I once went on a school Youth Hostel holiday….only to the Malverns…. and we seemed to walk forever. Each time we asked the teacher how far the Hostel was he would say “Half a mile and a bit”. 1,146 more words



I thought I was alone in my dislike for merchant/scoundrel Tom Nook, owner of just about everything in my home town of Animal Crossing: New Leaf. 174 more words


Two rides in one...or, Billy has no mates and a gliding club too far

No doubt the one avid reader of this blog will have noticed I’ve got behind a little ( although I am down with the kids in my own mind)….  1,520 more words


Vintage Photo: April 1886: First known photograph of “the finger”

Group picture, Boston Beaneaters and New York Giants, Major League Baseball Opening Day 1886. Charles Radbourn giving the finger to cameraman (back row, far left).


Fun on the Psychiatric Lockdown Unit

Many moons ago I worked for four months at a psychiatric hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, yet another of my short “careers” that didn’t work out. The hospital was a typical Behavioral Health Unit: doors are locked, patients (known as clients so it doesn’t hurt their feelings) go to classes, nurses are half crazy and psych techs (like me at the time) patrol the halls and politely yet firmly keep the peace. 665 more words

A change is as Good as a rest......

It’s been a couple of weeks since the last blog entry so perhaps a little update is needed. Most of the chaps have been out and about getting in as much training as they can, although numbers for our Sunday mornings have dropped off a little. 1,645 more words

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