Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Euro According to Blackadder

Baldrick: "What I want to know Sir is, before there was a Euro there were lots of different types of money that different people used. And now there’s only one type of money that the foreign people use. And what … Continue reading

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The Olympics Are Coming–so is Travel Chaos

Its now nine weeks until the 2012 London Olympics start. For most of London (and indeed the UK as a whole) there is little chance of watching any Olympic Event live. However, for many who work or live in London, … Continue reading

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We’ve been Invaded: London May 23rd 2012

Today, I make the shocking discovery that London had been invaded. The number of invading forces far exceeded my imagination. More about that later though. Following my trip to the USA and subsequent illness, I’m back to full fighting fitness … Continue reading

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Ground hopping: Wembley 19th May 2012 Football League Championship Playoffs–Blackpool v West Ham United

For the 2nd time in 2 years, I had the chance to go to the game that is called the richest game in football. The playoff final for the last promotion place to the Premiership is said to be worth … Continue reading

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PUT 2012: The ride is Over–The Pain is forever

Well, I am back home from the USA. Its time to reflect on the event. Firstly, let me recap on events since my last post. We arrived in DC on Saturday 12th May. The last day of the ride was … Continue reading

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Day 4 PUT 2012–Its All Over

The day’s statistics are: TO FOLLOW The real story however is that the ride is over for another year. 270 miles of no blood, lots of sweat and only tears of emotion. The ride  was short at 35 or so … Continue reading

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Buzzing

Its the final morning of riding & the hardest by far. We have to climb nearly as much today in 30miles as we did yesterday in 94! The bodies are tired, the mind is tired BUT the adrenalin rush & … Continue reading

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