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A lost love

On February 7, 2018, Posted by , In Cycling,Eat, Sleep, Cycle,Round-Britain,Touring, With 4 Comments

What happens when an adventure gets in the way of a relationship? Seven years ago I left London and a boyfriend to cycle around the coast of Britain. What might have happened had I not gone? We met four months before I was due to leave, both of us working…

An apology to my bike (and a guide to fixing a new gear cable)

On February 6, 2018, Posted by , In Cycling, With No Comments

My bicycle is my most trusted possession; she is my passport to adventure, my free ticket to work, my trusty pack horse and my faithful steed. But I’ve been guilty in recent weeks of not listening to her. And you will ignore your bike at your peril. A happy bike…

The Drastic No Plastic challenge

On February 3, 2018, Posted by , In Lifestyle, With No Comments

Plastic waste has loomed large in the public consciousness in recent months, due in no small part to Blue Planet II, campaigns such as Switch the Stick, and the extended 5p levy¬†on carrier bags. Companies are queueing up to reduce plastic packaging and broadcast their plastic-free credentials. But just how…

February challenge: a lunch hour adventure

On February 1, 2018, Posted by , In #GetOutside, With No Comments

The lunch hour: that sacred 60 minutes in the middle of the day when you’re not required to work. It is so tempting to eat a sandwich at your desk and crack on through with that endless list of emails (I know, I have done it), but instead, could you…