Monthly Archives: May 2013

Wow more sun

just had to take advantage of today’s sunshine.  A fairly straightforward route this time – almost all off road – and the temperature reached 74F. I started in Shoreham-by-Sea, heading up the Downs Link as far as the old Toll-Bridge. … Continue reading

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Cycling by the seaside

My legs still felt a bit stiff after my recent rides so I chose a low intensity route today i.e. flat with my back to the wind. This meant cycling to my local station to get down to the coast. … Continue reading

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6th ride in 8 days

I was cursing my luck this morning – the shower had started to leak and it was another glorious day. Well some hours later I had re-sealed the shower (fingers crossed), taken Charly to test drive a car and was … Continue reading

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Out again!

With the sun shining again I couldn’t resist getting my Mountain Bike out this morning.  My plan was for a gentle ride on the road to Henfield where I would pick up the Downs Link to Shoreham and jump on … Continue reading

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Sun on the South Downs

Wow the sun has arrived at last! Got up earlish this morning and headed out for a bike ride after a day visting my mum and brother on Thursday and then having a gym session yesterday.  I had intended to do … Continue reading

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Music 2: The Grateful Dead; Dave’s Picks Volume 6

The Grateful Dead are one of my love’s and have been at the forefront of releasing historic live recordings for over 20 years now.  I picked up thier first Vault issue, titled “One from the Vault”  back in May ’91 – … Continue reading

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Music 1; Cuba, May 2013 – the good and not so good

One of the great things about the Cuba we saw was the consistently good live  music played in the bars and restaurants. Even Nick Gold and Ry Cooder’s 1997 8m+ selling Buena Vista Social Club hadn’t prepared us for the … Continue reading

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Out on my bike again – crash, bang, wallop

One of my objectives early in the year was to get fit enough that by year end I would enter one of the charity organised “Cycle (Country)” events. And to enter I felt I would need to feel comfortable cycling … Continue reading

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Eurovision 2013

Still trying to gain control of the Jet Lag effect I watched most of last nights Eurovision peformances – almost unheard of before – I must still be unwell!!!  Anyway I turned in before the results and have just checked … Continue reading

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Coming down

Well you will have read of my struggle with Jet Lag – it was something I wasn’t even remotely interested in until it hit me round the head several days after flying back into the UK from Cuba on Monday … Continue reading

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