Posts From January, 2012

New bike for Stewart, new injury for me

To christen Stewart’s sexy new Ribble, we met in Rhayader for a tour of the lakes (and hills). A glorious day, clear blue skies and about 2 degrees, and luckily most of the roads were free of ice. Simon and Stewart had their special booties, I just got cold feet. I was horrendously unfit and weak, and could barely get up the slightest... read more

Learning to run again

At lunchtime today Stewart and I tackled the fearsome Glider Club run. 2 miles of continuous uphill followed by a mile of mixed up and down, then a steep descent back to Talgarth, all on tarmac. Actually today the tarmac was pretty much covered in mud, twigs and rivers. This run re-wrecked my knee in November when I tackled it too soon after the... read more

Cramer Jacobs birthing tunes

Old friends Helen and Neil are over for the weekend with kids Lewis and Finn. Their birth tunes are: Neil Rolling Stones - (I can't get no) Satisfaction Helen Mungo Jerry - In the Summertime Lewis Atomic Kitten - Eternal Flame Finn t.A.T.u. - All the Things She Said read more