Monthly Archives: December 2013

The highlights of 2013…a review

Well it is that time of year and it is traditional to do a review of the year gone by. 2013 has sped by and it really seems like the other day when I was doing a review of 2012. … Continue reading

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4000 miles in 2013…..

Well, I had to attempt it with the year running out and all. A ride yesterday and then another today saw me break the 4000mile barrier for cycling this year with 2 days to spare 🙂 Its been a fun … Continue reading

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Poor Barney

Last week Barney had the op that dogs normally have and he has felt a bit sorry for himself. Fortunately he is recovering well although he really doesn’t like the collar he has to wear to stop him licking his … Continue reading

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A race against time – cycling my towards 4000 miles

Its the 27th December and I am still 120 miles shy of my stretch cycling target of 4000 miles for the year. Weather, Christmas, spending time with the kids and stuff to do in the house means I have to … Continue reading

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Black Ice tumble on the bike

It had to happen. Went out for a ride with the Brother in Law and after a lovely climb up through Wentwood we decided to descend back down through Chepstow Woods to Shirenewton. Unfortunately the combination of rain overnight and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2013

Ho ho ho….it’s finally here. Merry Christmas everyone and while I wait for the kids to wake up, just time to have a brew to myself (and the dog!). Been a hectic past few weeks and not everything going to … Continue reading

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Breaking the 10 stone barrier….

20 months into the “diet” (aka eating sensibly and exercising!) and I have just tripped the 10 stone barrier. 9 stone 13 lbs sounds a bit (excessively) light for a bloke but since I am only 5ft 7inches tall, let … Continue reading

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