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Longcross 2/3: A return to racing!

Since October, I’ve been trying to regain race fitness. After a 3rd place finish in the road bike category a fortnight ago at the Redhill 18 TT – my first competitive event in 16 months – I was feeling confident that I was able to race once more. 749 more words



It’s Grandparents Day, so here are mine.

I never met my father’s parents as they immigrated to Auckland, New Zealand before I was born. My second brother claims they took one look at him and left the country, but having had eleven children, nine of whom survived to adulthood, they had about thirty grandchildren, and since my brothers and I were well down on the list, he wouldn’t have been much of a novelty anyway. 181 more words