This morning on my cycle to work it pissed it down. This is more unusual than you might think, largely because a) it’s summer and b) … Continue reading Rain
It’s exactly a week until we set off on this slightly mind boggling adventure from Lands End down there, to John O’Groats up there. We’re doing … Continue reading Ready for the ride, and how to follow us
Ah Hermit Hill, the climb on the Reading Road between Burghfield and.. er, Reading. My nemesis so far in training has been beaten. Managed to do it twice today, it was the sole goal of today’s eight mile rideout after a relatively painless 21 miles yesterday. I’ve done the hill on a few occasions, first time on my old bike – a very heavy number I’ve had since a teenage – when I managed to get halfway up before giving up. The last few times I’ve got to the top but been on the verge of throwing up. Yesterday I … Continue reading Conquering Hermit Hill
Why? A simple word. One I am going to be uttering oh so much over the next few months as I attempt in August to cycle the … Continue reading Cycling a long long (long) way
Grassroots football is in a bit of stick or twist period. It probably has been for 10 years. I don’t know if it is in a … Continue reading 5 ways the FA could help grassroots football
I am lounging around a pool at the moment sending you this missive having picked up a couple of magazines in the airport, including the latest … Continue reading When Saturday Comes – the snobbery around lower league football
This is what I think about Thenns. Continue reading Thenns.