Furlough Days

Every morning I get up and make three cups of tea. One normal tea with milk, one weak tea with soya-light milk, one biscuit tea...

Salad Days

Perhaps having the allotment was worth it after all. I have grown salad! Yes, dear reader, after nearly losing my allotment because it was too...

Why I ride

It’s at around the 2 mile mark when I’m aware that I’m not thinking about what I’m doing anymore. It’s the Buzzard that flies overhead,...

Into the woods

You can work hard for your whole life, save money and then get to retire with a lump sum to buy a piece of...

Middle-Aged Man in Lycra

As the clock on my ageing work laptop showed 12.30pm I closed down Outlook and powered everything off. 12.35pm, I was upstairs, shoehorning myself...

10k Step Days - Walk 1

Both my wife and I recently invested in some Fitbits as a way to be more aware of our health goals. We chose the...

Slow Carb for Vegetarians

Sneaking in a whole, thick, juicy Gammon steak was the best thing I ever did. As it sizzled on the grill pan I was...

Headspace

As I came back to focusing on the room around me, my messy desk and computer to the right, the traffic crawling along outside...