My dad purchased his Graham Weigh frame around 1990, made up a bike, and raced on it until 1992 when, at the age of 79, he died in a cycling accident. I inherited the bike together with a lifetimes worth of his cycling bits to add to my own lifetime pile. Continue reading Graham Weigh Cycle Renovation
A summary of my activities in 2017 Continue reading 2017 Activity Summary
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
A short holiday staying in Kirkby Stephen. Some pleasant walking and some tough and enjoyable cycling. Continue reading Kirkby Stephen – 2016
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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A family meeting in the ‘green heart of Holland’ followed by a short visit to Amsterdam. Continue reading Holland – 2015
Sorrento perambulation-Hotel Solara via old roads After an exploration of Sorrento we got slightly lost as we walked back to the hotel. We made it back in time for dinner just before sunset. Promising walking but complex navigation among the wee tracks and old roads that abound in the area. The start of a very hot week with temperatures every day in the region of … Continue reading Sorrento, Italy – 2014