Tag Archives: commuting

17th December (#123)

I woke this morning cursing the sluggish pace of the week. “It’s only Thursday!” I thought as I pulled myself up and got dressed in the dark to take the dog for a quickie before the school run and riding … Continue reading

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19th August (#89)

My alarm woke me for a change this morning which is no surprise given that I was up until past midnight. This meant that the cat was fed late and his stomach alarm was set to 2 hours later than … Continue reading

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14th August (#88)

Had the thunderstorm not arrived at my departure yesterday, today would be #89. If I didn’t dither, I would’ve, should’ve gone earlier and enjoyed the spectacle from the comfort of my office. I ended up running late waiting out the … Continue reading

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11th August (#86)

Today is the official day that on paper at least, we have 2 teenagers. Master13 has finally made adolescence but has actually spent the last year getting some great practice in; grunting replies, sleeping in his clothes and waking up … 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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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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#82

Through the window forecasts aren’t always the most accurate where I live. Our house is sheltered from the wind and even an early walk along the Flitch with the dog did not warn me of the 15mph SW headwind that … 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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