The one thing I find myself missing during this time of lockdown is long country walks up hills, past lochs, and through castles. I miss our weekends away and Sunday … Continue reading Tollohill Wood by bike
Elizabeth had a Highland Dance performance on Sunday afternoon. She was wonderful! I enjoyed watching this show immensely. Highland Dancing is so different to the dancing I’m used to and … Continue reading The Highland dancer and inside Hoss
I recently noticed that my scales are telling me I’m heavier than I really am. It’s like the problem of clothes shrinking while hanging in the wardrobe. I think it’s … Continue reading Desk cycling
I saw this bike at Newton Dee yesterday. There are no pedals but it has an electric motor. I think it needs a couple of cushions on the seat but … Continue reading The cane chair bike
My new bike has a name: Harald after Harald Hardrada. We’ve had a fantastic day. I spent several hours in the garden this morning. Our garden is amazing and I … Continue reading Harald
My new bike arrived today. I could barely sleep last night I was so excited about it. It’s a really gorgeous bike and as you can see in the next … Continue reading I’ve got a new bike
My new bike has left Denmark and is on its way to Aberdeen! I’m not sure when it will arrive but hopefully this week. My legs are wilting away through … Continue reading My new bike is on its way!
Busby finally arrived today. He’s been at the hospital (= bike shop) in York having some work done. We took him out for a spin. I felt very wobbly at first … Continue reading I’ve got Busby back!!
Someone sent me this (thank you!) which shows how fabulous cargo cycling can be for the entire family and more! It’s in German but don’t let that put you off. … Continue reading Cargo cycling
Today is a great day. For the first time ever, I was a commuter cyclist in Auckland. I finally overcame my fear and cycled Elizabeth to kindergarten, a round trip … Continue reading Cycling in Auckland
I have injured my heel while running and so have had to abandon this activity for the past few days while I hobble around and hope it gets better soon. … Continue reading Running vs cycling
The Tour de France in 2014 will start from North Yorkshire and the people of York are starting to get excited about this. When I first heard about it I … Continue reading Le Tour de York
The ease with which we can cycle around York has surpassed all of my expectations. Perhaps this is because we have come from car-dependent Auckland where bicycles are not … Continue reading Cycling in York
Could this bike be the future of cycling? The levitating bike is an entry into the 2013 Hi-MACS annual design contest. It captures the energy from pedalling, stores it … Continue reading The future of cycling?
I want to ride my bike with my two-year-old sitting in her seat on the back. She loves it. I love it. I want to ride my bike to save … Continue reading I want to ride my bike…..