Year Review 2021

And so we reach the last day of 2021. Compared to 2020 it’s not been a bad year, off the bike at least. However, on the bike the numbers say, and I feel it has been significantly down. That’s not to say it’s been a bad year – there are, I believe, reasons why this … Read more

Crumbleholm Grumble Home

Enjoying my Christmas break, I managed to get outdoors again today, even if it is / was still wet out there. Fortunately I timed my ride perfectly (thank you BBC weather app) and was home with 10 minutes to spare before the heavens opened. The early bird, and all that. Anyway, I went out today … Read more


Last Christmas Eve I cycled down to Winckley Square in Preston town centre and admired the tree. Somehow it felt very Christmassy to do that. Doing it 3 days after the big day? Yeah… not so much. Still, I did it. I wanted to, and I did. Just later than planned. Bit of an anti-climax, … Read more