I may be biased; my ancestors were amongst some of the very first to settle in Bermuda, in 1609. My family therefore (on my mother’s side) are Bermudian through and through, something of which I am very proud! And if you’ve been to Bermuda, you will know why. The island is paradise. A surreal place, somewhat isolated in… Continue reading Cycling in Paradise
A warm Wednesday morning, our third and final day, with a route that would eventually take us into Paris, was set to be another long and hot one! I felt nervous after the previous day’s struggles, but tried to channel confident thoughts as we set off. The first few km took us up and around… Continue reading Big Ben to the Arc de Triomphe: Challenge complete!
A couple of years ago my then partner – now husband, cycled from London to Paris, in 24 hours. I remember the day; I waved him off at the start line before making my way to St Pancreas station to catch the Eurostar – aka, the sensible route – arriving in Paris set to wave… Continue reading From Big Ben to the Arc de Triomphe; Cycling London to Paris, Part 1 . . .
If I wasn’t cycling to Paris in a matter of weeks, would I spend my Sunday afternoon out riding in the pouring rain? Perhaps not! But… as it happens I am cycling to Paris, and in just a few weeks! So, when Sunday came around (a couple of weeks ago now), but along with it the… Continue reading London to Paris… on 2 wheels… Here I Come!
March marked my 1 year cycling anniversary! And what an AMAZING year . . . Cycling has become a huge part of my life, and as I look forward to all the things I want to achieve on my bike this coming Summer, I thought I’d share the top 10 reasons I love it so… Continue reading 10 Reason’s Why YOU Should Be Cycling
Of all the roads, riding along a main road is not my favourite. I discuss my cycling a lot with friends and in the last week I’ve actually had the same response from a few of them . . . it’s been mentioned that whilst they’d love to start cycling, riding along main roads really puts them off, & this… Continue reading A Post About Roads! Really?! Well, yes…
Since starting this blog, my partner seems to think I’m suddenly some super cyclist – which if he’s read my blogs (and he says he has!) surely he would be aware – that I am not. Nevertheless he must think I’ve substantially improved, as for the first time, on Christmas Eve, I was invited to… Continue reading Cycling with the big boys!