Cycling 1545 miles, average speed 14.1 mph Well down on previous year. Longest ride 71 miles Walking/Running 911 miles, a slight increase in previous year. Longest run 7 miles Swimming 7,000 meters, a big increase as I got my head round swimming longer distances Gym 22 visits, most years it’s 40-50 but stuff got in the way Other Activities A little XC skiing, no mountains … Continue reading The Scores Are in For 2018
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Two weeks in Soller. Mallorca walking and cycling and two nights in Palma exploring the old town It was the antidote to the Scottish winter and we had a wonderful holiday. Continue reading Soller Mallorca – 2017
This was to be a holiday of two halves. For the first week, we had the family with us, we were five adults plus our two-year-old grandson Leo. This is something we have always wanted to do, but only now, in retirement, can we afford to treat everyone. Week two was just myself and Kathryn; we walked and I hired a bike for three days. We jokingly said that we needed the second week to recover from the first.
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Olvera Two weeks in Olvera, a small town in Andalucia about 60 miles from the coast followed by Sevilla for a few days. We walked, we relaxed and I cycled whilst we soaked up the sights, sun and culture of Andalucia. Wednesday 4th November Today passed in a blur of lists and packing. The most notable achievement was fitting our car into our garage, something … Continue reading Spain – 2015
Mallorca 2015 A week before departure I felt quite fit after cycling in Tenerife for a week and fitting in a strong 100-mile ride at home. Then a with a few days to go I went down with a horrible stomach bug (no more detail needed) which left me weakened and a bit thinner after being unable to eat for 48 hours. So the … Continue reading Mallorca – 2015