Time off, trips and gardening. 

The last 10 days I’ve had some time off work, and it’s been glorious. Whilst I love my job it’s been really nice to have some time at home with the family. As I mentioned in the last couple of posts we went up to Wales for a few days at the start of my […]

Llangollen railway. 

As promised I’m updating again. Yesterday we ventured out into Llangollen, I’ve been there countless times before and taken the wife and kids too, last time we went I promised my son that the next time we would go on the train.  Llangollen railway is the last standard gauge steam railway left in Wales. It […]

Mountains and waterfalls. 

I’ve not updated in a while, largely because I’ve not really had anything to say.  Life goes on as normal, I work, I go to the gym, I do family stuff and frankly I don’t think anyone would be interested.  This week there will be a flurry of updates cause I’ve got some time off […]

The power of positivity. 

This post follows on from an earlier blog about not being a dick at the gym, and follows the same theme of your actions having a knock on effect to other people. This week has been tough, work has been crazy busy, including an epic 19 hour shift that started Tuesday morning and ended in […]

Family, fitness and work; spinning plates.

Do you ever feel like a circus performer trying to keep a multitude of plates spinning? Constantly balancing one thing against another before rushing off to do something else? I know I do.  For me my life is a constant balancing act between spending time with my family, working and trying to achieve my fitness […]

Training ride; Country Lanes and crosswinds. 

Today was the second training ride I’ve managed to get out on since signing up for the LondonSurrey100. I have to work this Saturday and as a result I’ve got Monday off work, with the kids at school and my wife otherwise occupied I had planned to go to the gym, but chances to get […]