Tag Archives: cycling

A helping hand – Iain Kelly – #writephoto

‘Five miles. Average pace ten minutes and thirty seconds per mile. Total duration fifty-two minutes and thirty-five seconds. Last mile duration eleven minutes.’ Paul fumbled with his smartphone and found the ‘stop’ button on his running app. ‘Run complete. Congratulations,’ … Continue reading

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French Postcards 11 from Steve Tanham

Knock-knock-knock-knock-knock… Pierre-Paul Riquet was having a bad night, as he tossed and turned… Louis XIV was his patron, although he doubted even the Sun King’s sponsorship would alleviate his growing debts – debts that had now risen to a level … Continue reading

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French postcards 7 from Steve Tanham

Reblogged fom Sun in Gemini: Sunday morning are strange things on these trips. You set off from your auberge all kitted up like you’re off to the moon, and the first ten people you meet are sandal-clad, sleepy locals carrying … Continue reading

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French Postcards 6 from Steve Tanham

Reblogged from Sun in Gemini: On days like this people often ask why we do it? Why do you spend precious holidays pitting yourselves against the weather, particularly the hot sun, just to travel a few hundred miles by bicycle? … Continue reading

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Home alone…

“Look at it this way… you’ll be dead soon…” By way of comfort for my insecurities this, I felt, left a lot to be desired. My son, however, chose to expand upon his logic and I have to agree. Worrying … Continue reading

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Whoo-hooo!

For some reason, the computer was even worse this morning…I couldn’t even get on to see how the campaign was doing. So it wasn’t until I was sitting with Nick as he checked that I saw his face lit up … Continue reading

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A message from Nick to you…in his own words

We’re going to do it! We’re SO CLOSE to the £3000 target to raise money for UKABIF. A massive amount of awareness has already been raised. I am so so grateful. Let me tell you how the race went. I’ve … Continue reading

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Nick’s interviews, as promised

The BBC kindly sent over the video files of the interviews with Nick before and after the Para-Tri triathlon. As so many of you who have given him your support and encouragement were unable to see them on the iPlayer … Continue reading

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Nick and co at the Para-Tri Triathlon

Where do I start? It has been the most amazing, incredible, glorious day. The road through Little Kimble had marked a turning point for my son and we drove through the sleepy village with a red kite watching from its … Continue reading

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