Category Archives: Wellbeing

Back to life.

13°C, grey, warm and dry. Those numerous symptoms are largely gone. Fizzy legs are back, mouth ulcers gone as has the malaise. Which bike today? Meanwhile, an LP plays in the background. Here is one I have not given a … Continue reading

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Still a bit off.

10°C, bright sun. Dry too. I tire easily, the thought of cycle ride today does not make the fizzy feeling like it normally does. At least my weight has stabilised at 13st. 13 Tricky: Angels with Dirty Faces. A warm … Continue reading

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Easter chills.

8°C, strong NW with heavy rain pm. Scratch plans: no cycling, camping, nor hiking. The weather is terrible and I am full of cold. Even cutting some planks for the fire, I was left exhausted. So otherwise, I  can’t do … Continue reading

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Two weeks, what’s the plan?

9°C, mostly dry. Two weeks until my 50th birthday. So how best to mark the occasion? Best idea so far- do one activity each month for the year. Taster days, like the velodrome in Manchester, a training course at Plas … Continue reading

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Midsummer dreams.

Rain, after 2 weeks of dry. June dreams. My curtains are not dense enough. These early light mornings spoil sleep for many, me included. This week included the earliest sunrise of the year. There is a bonus, I often wake … Continue reading

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New season.

Cycling, Distance: 63.23mi, time: 04:25:43, speed: 14.3mi/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/535495432 First ride on the racing bike this year. It’s running as I left it, apart from new cables and bar tape. Though this tape looks all “retro”, it’s rather slippery compared to … Continue reading

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Movable feast.

9C, bit grey. I don’t like the clock change outside a holiday. Work today has been like struggling with a hang-over. Holidays should be fixed in my view. Another reason for disestablishment. Good news today- Japan has been ordered to … Continue reading

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50 things.

A break from the rain, 5C, SSW strong wind. 50 things I’d like to do. I am 50 later this year, so my thoughts have turned to a list of stuff I ought to do and want to do: Cycle … Continue reading

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Workload

15ºC heavy showers, I teach 17 groups which vary in size from 28 down to 12 kids. Most classes come in 16s. In all that makes 265 pupils, each of whom is supposed to receive one homework a week. For … Continue reading

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Backache.

17ºC, wind + rain Recovery ride- with MapMyRide! Distance: 38.74mi, time: 02:35:56, http://mapmyride.com/workout/413076053 Recovering from backache, something that may stem from the cold that plagued my last 2 weeks. Perhaps the lack of exercise or excessive time spent in the … Continue reading

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