Monthly Archives: Apr 2018

Onto the front.

I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 51.89km, time: 02:17:34, pace: 2:39min/km, speed: 22.63km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2851052539 A shorter ride today, but went on the machines on the front. I could easily use these every day. Also, i quite fancy the idea … Continue reading

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Early misty ride

6°C, sunny still and misty start. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 73.79km, time: 03:11:29, pace: 2:36min/km, speed: 23.12km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2848921645 And it was gorgeous; rolling mist especially over each stream and drainage ditch. As for wildlife; a buzzard, remarkable … Continue reading

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Stripped.

9°C rain all day until evening. Decorating: finished stripping the wallpaper in the master bedroom. The aim is to get the walls perfect so wallpapering is a doddle. The plaster round the new electrics needs a skim then I’m ready … Continue reading

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Two rides today.

9C, Brisk W wind but dry and white cloud. I rode Racelite with MapMyRide+! Distance: 29.02km, time: 01:14:59, pace: 2:35min/km, speed: 23.22km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2845558555 This crumbling restaurant has been abandoned for over 10 years. In it’s hay-day I can only imagine … Continue reading

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DofE 1: Princethorpe Bronze Practice.

19C, Sunny, clear and still. What a thoroughly well organised school Princethorpe is. They started this bronze practice from the school site and took rural routes to a campsite 10km away. My group were enthusiastic and lively. Though likable, that … Continue reading

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Renew First Aid

22C, Clear sunny blue skies. Still day one, breezy on day two. I learn’t more on this course in the first morning than on the entirety of the previous course three years ago. One aspect of their teaching technique was … Continue reading

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Working away.

Getting warm soon. A six day week: Invigilation; First Aid certificate renewal; Lead DofE practice expedition, then back to Invigilation. Colour testing the Masonary paint. It’s close, a smidge dark and blue. I’m steadily getting this done but my efforts … Continue reading

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Evening gusto

13°C, brisk S. Grey but mostly dry. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 41.30km, time: 01:47:27, pace: 2:36mint/km, speed: 23.06km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2824385746 Leave supper to reheat after a blast. Again, used the sea machines on the front. I have energy … Continue reading

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Seafront machines.

12°C, bright start but front building. SW breeze brisk. I rode Paddy Wagon with MapMyRide+! Distance: 50.27km, time: 02:09:21, pace: 2:34min/km, speed: 23.32km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2821770613 It was only 30 miles but it felt like a half century.. I stopped on the … Continue reading

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Early morning walk.

I walked with MapMyRide+! Distance: 11.96km, time: 01:59:57, pace: 10:02min/km, speed: 5.98km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2819841856 I woke very early this morning, up by 04.30 and invigorated after breakfast. I embarked on the wall even before coffee. Such is the effect of spring … Continue reading

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