[LIFESTYLE] Cycling to Work #ThisGirlCan

I used to be on my bike a lot, I used to run a lot, go to multiple gym sessions … all sorts. Various illnesses and issues meant that over the last few years I’ve really only done gentle walks, swims, and karate (I need to get back into that!) … but #ThisGirlCan… and I’ve been getting back on the horse… well, the bike! Over the summer, I’ve been getting used to the bike again, Continue Reading →

Powerful video by James Cracknell

“On 20th July it’s exactly one year since James Cracknell was seriously injured in a cycling accident in America. His helmet saved him. James has made a short film to encourage others to wear cycle helmets. To show your support, pass the film to your friends and most importantly, when you’re out cycling, use your head. Use your helmet.” drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, Continue Reading →

Loire Valley Tomorrow

Dear all I hope that you have a great couple of weeks. I will be wearing my “Keep Calm and Carry On T-Shirt”, and “Keep Calm and Carry On Apron” whilst I cook for 82 people on a campsite in the Loire Valley with Oak Hall, and as I then bike-sit, and drive down to Provence on the wrong side of the road, before coming back to get back on track with my projects. Looking Continue Reading →

Holiday Walking Thoughts

It’s my holiday week, although I still seem to be spending an incredible amount of time online, but this morning refused to get up until I’d finished reading Teri Hatcher’s Burnt Toast and Other Philosophies of Life (yes, I read fast, it’s a both a pleasure and an expensive hobby!)… which I found in the charity shop yesterday. I was intrigued by the idea that the choices you make about eating burnt toast say so Continue Reading →