Monthly Archives: July 2020

30th July (#82)

Today marks 21 years ago that Mrs B2W and I met socially. We had met at work a year beforehand and I remember it as one of my life’s moments. That ICU side room is probably now a part of … Continue reading

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29th July (#81)

This is my 5th year commuting by bike and I cannot remember a summer when I have had to consistently wear a long sleeve in the morning as often as this one. In the past, I could count on one … Continue reading

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27th July (#80)

Today was the start of a long induction month for the new Dr’s starting. The first cohort are the newly qualified Foundation trainees in their prep for practice week before the real bun fight begins next week in August. I … Continue reading

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24th July (#79)

I was a bit scared to wake up to find out what state my legs were in this morning. I knew that I had pushed myself too far the day before and was worried that I’d be punished with sore … Continue reading

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23rd July (#78)

In an effort to make up some distance to get to at least 161 km this week and give myself a chance of cracking 200 for the 10 week running, I took Doris out early. The high cloud obscured the … Continue reading

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22nd July (#77)

I had a dilemma today, the background being forsaking a ride on Monday to spend a family day at the beach. I had planned to get out early to make the most of a warm morning but the sleep committee … Continue reading

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Dear B2W…

I had a annual leave day on Friday to attend to parental duties so was up with Mrs B2W to replace my daily commute with an early morning ride. It was a commute combo, taking in the 1st half of … Continue reading

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16th July (#76)

For an 08.30 start, it was another disappointingly cool, moist morning so on my way in to work I composed a lengthy memo: “Dear Summer, I have been riding throughout the year enduring all sorts of weather for nearly 4 … Continue reading

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15th July (#75)

Another early start, another early wake up. The legs didn’t want it as usual for a Wednesday but once we were out on the road on a dry, if cool morning in the long sleeves we had made friends again. … Continue reading

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14th July (#74)

My ride this morning was pretty standard. Woken by the cat, back to sleep for 45min, woken by the conventional alarm and up early doors for an early start. The overnight rain and drizzle had made the roads damp but … Continue reading

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