Day 26 – The wrong trousers ….

With the Gurkha motto in my mind I was off and out making the most of the morning sunshine and blue sky. I am not joking, I mounted my bike and it stated to rain. It didn’t last though and before I knew it I was in Wales. Ahhh… BRAKE. Errr….STRAVA off…. Continue. The SevernContinue reading “Day 26 – The wrong trousers ….”

Cycling gives you wings….

From the comfort of my room last night aptly named Pegasus I’m heading to Hereford (no chance 22 regiment in case you were wondering…) then onto Symonds yat where my mother and uncle spent many happy days. Yes it’s raining but beautiful…. Oh by the way what are you doing today? I hope you getContinue reading “Cycling gives you wings….”

Covid compliant? Are we all quackers…

Good morning to a new day and a new week. Excellent to see these doves (all to the left) and ducks (all on the right) compliant with government bubble restrictions in Lancaster. Have a great day

Bike, bike, bike as fast as you can…You can’t catch me, I’m the Gingerbread Man!

There is no doubt, as the days are getting shorter and the weather is so unpredictable / mainly always raining…that its getting more critical for me to know where I’m going…and to get there early. Also when I get there to set up my tent before looking through the yellow pages for a masseur. GodContinue reading “Bike, bike, bike as fast as you can…You can’t catch me, I’m the Gingerbread Man!”

Fighting, Disentry and Meg

I am meant to be camping but….b&b’s are so much nicer….The country hotel in the middle of the city, in Carlisle resembled and old Victorian faulty towers. I thought I was getting fit but struggled up the 72 threadbare stairs to my room. Well what was I expecting for £30. I was…expecting it to haveContinue reading “Fighting, Disentry and Meg”

Day 9 – It’s blowing a fu3king hooley…

My evening in Whitley Bay or as my hosts Chris and Nina called it – paradise – was truly inspiring. I have used Warmshowers (a cycle touring room for the night service) twice and both times I have never felt so grateful and dare I say at home 😂😂😂 last night, you two really madeContinue reading “Day 9 – It’s blowing a fu3king hooley…”