Monthly Archives: September 2019

Another actual cost

Master12 had a sore throat so was off school today but I still did a few errands using the bike after dropping master14 at school. I stopped by at everyone’s favourite German supermarket and bought a couple of merino socks, … Continue reading

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The actual cost

I was woken early this morning. Instead of getting up to watch the Rugby World Cup and keeping the dog company, I browsed on my phone from the comfort of my bed and eventually came across a post that I … Continue reading

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#76

It was a clear morning, 12°C and perfect with a couple of layers and shorts. Perfect too for going where the wheels wanted to take me. I took the 29er, perfect for avoiding the busy rush hour roads. I connected … Continue reading

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#75

I couldn’t ride in to work much this week. After Monday’s epic errand, I had the day off work for family business and Wednesday was a surprise date night as the boys were guides for the school open evening. I … Continue reading

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LFS day

My usual routine was thrown out of whack by a flat battery in the van this morning. So I sent the boys to the bus stop after scraping enough cash for the fare and did an on-line search for chargers … Continue reading

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#74

It was cool on the way in but a windy cool. The mild easterly is usually my advance sign of bad cycling weather to come in the following days. I didn’t have much on at work in the morning so … Continue reading

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#73

Another sunny morning, later getting in to work. Warmer. Boys dropped off at school, I headed in via mostly off road/traffic free routes. Although I was slightly later, there was no way that I wasn’t going to make the most … Continue reading

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#72

It was sunny without a cloud in the sky this morning and no hint of a wind. But it was cold, 6°C cold. But 2 out of 3 isn’t bad for a September morning. At least the sun would give … Continue reading

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Sleeveless September

We had a family outing planed Saturday afternoon following a morning of helping out the sis in law by towing a trailer from A to B. But she couldn’t do the morning for some reason so I had time on … Continue reading

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#71

I only did little rides today, a planned end of week spin treat on a fresh autumnal morning. During the ride along the river, my mind was full of feelings of parental failure, associated shame and a realisation that adolescents … Continue reading

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