becoming a cyclist


December 2014

Clearing my head

To be honest, the last few months have been tough. We've lost two close and much loved relatives. The strain on my parents especially has been huge. As sadness fills their hearts we are all reminded of our own mortality... Continue Reading →


Jingle bikes

Merry Christmas. I have grown a food baby: most of the Christmas cake has disappeared and there are only two Chocolate Oranges left in the house. But we went for a lovely bike ride on Christmas day - and it had to be one... Continue Reading →


Walking back from the shops yesterday a lorry drove past me. On the back it had this quote: "Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.” - Judy Garland   I... Continue Reading →


This week can be summed up by one word: change. My 11-month-old boy started to crawl, which is a both a milestone and a game changer. He is on the move; he’s attacking the baubles on the Christmas tree; he... Continue Reading →

Friday thoughts

The hard sell has begun on the pre-Christmas diet. If you aren't on some programme to get into that little black dress then you have truly given up; you might as well crack open the mince pies and ladle on... Continue Reading →


Breakfast is the meal I struggle with the most and there a few reasons why: 1. When the family all eat breakfast I am too busy sorting them out to sit and eat. 2. I cannot always face food early... Continue Reading →

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