Monthly Archives: February 2019

Spring pays a visit (#16 & #17)

I am in the middle of the dreamiest winter week. The kind that I just have to make the most of before it disappears as quickly as it appeared. Monday I was riding up to school to collect the boys … Continue reading

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Shorts in February #14 & #15

In the Southern Hemisphere this is a given but in the UK? Unprecedented. For me anyway. Both rides were early and short (in shorts) for early starts. The weather at the moment is great and my kind of winter (5°C … Continue reading

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#13 – morning blinkies

This morning I left home at 7a.m. and had the luxury of having the front light on the blinky mode for the whole hour. Yes, spring is coming. It felt a bit disconcerting at first as I have become used … Continue reading

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Tuesday photo challenge-Surface

I have just discovered Dutch Goes the Photo. My photo of the day is the aftermath of our 1 eyed, elderly and (probably) demented cat’s contribution to carpet design. He chundered up his dinner almost very nearly as soon as … Continue reading

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#12

It was colder this morning but I gutsed it out on a short 9km route to work from the cricket club. I passed last nights offending Range Rover on the way. It was too cold to stop and leave a … Continue reading

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In with the waking day (#11)

It was cold but only 4°C cold this morning and barely a whisper of wind. The mornings are getting lighter but I am leaving 15min later. Again, it was bright enough to switch to the blinkie at the front about … Continue reading

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#10

I don’t usually work on a Saturday but went in work to support a revision event for upcoming medical examination finals in March. Faculty are all volunteers and a few of them showed their true colours by not attending. It … Continue reading

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Boris turns 10,000

We were a day late. Yesterday I had intentions to ride the 8km to work from the cricket club and then back again after. However my life long fear of the dentist and lack of oral hygiene hijacked me. I … Continue reading

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Take that (#9)

I wasn’t feeling great this morning when I woke and there was a hint of light rain in the forecast last night. It was misty and murky and I’d had a broken 5hr sleep but with the temp of 8°C … Continue reading

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#6, #7 & #8

This week was cold. Not polar vortex cold but feels like -5°C cold. That’s my cold limit. I made the decision not to ride this winter if it got under 0. But I also wanted to get over 100 commutes … Continue reading

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