I’ve been exploring routes that take me towards Olney and beyond. This morning it was my longest 23.2 miles; Newport Pagnell, Lathbury, Gayhurst, Stoke Goldington, Ravenstone, Weston Underwood, Olney, Cold Brayfield, Turvey, Newton Blossomville, Astwood, Boure End, Campus. I did it in about 1 hr 40 mins which is 13.7 mph average. I managed the … Continue Reading ››
Over the five summer months since late April I done 400 miles of my 10 mile daily commute on foot walking cross country between my home in Newport Pagnell and my work here.
I started 2011 with a real age 10 years old than my true age (RealAge.com). I was nearly 26 stone (165 kg). I … Continue Reading ››
I remain determine to push up my fitness in these autumnal days. I was out the house at 6:30 and headed out via the cemetery at first light to Sherrington. It took an hour to get above Sherrington and cross the main road on a foot bridge before descending into bedlam hamlet then Chicheley before … Continue Reading ››
Today I got up early, woken by Little S sneaking into Bed. I managed to use that time to get ready for a walk into work that I’ve long thought possible, but never done. What a glorious walk. I started at very first light and slowly saw the trees and animals emerge from dark into … Continue Reading ››
Since April the 25th I’ve lost nearly 5 stone. However, it amazes me sometimes when catching up with colleagues and friends that after a while they go mmm have you lost a couple of pounds recently. Yes and a couple of spare legs as well.
They say you are as old as the person you feel … Continue Reading ››
I went for, what must have been my longest cycle ride in recent times. We decided to go to Harrold Odell country park. I did the trip on the bike and the family went by car. My route was through the villages and I just love the rural character and autumnal landscapes. Over all I … Continue Reading ››
I was 53 and a half (realAge.com) in January and I had been born in Leicester in March 1967. I was 26 stone and had no physical outlets between a sedentary office job, a car, and domestic life. My roles were office utility or domestic appliance – take your pick.
I've got a professional interest in the public communication of science. Earlier this year I became very impressed in the high quality of the multimedia presentations of the TED fellows. The TED fellows are chossen leaders with big idea to sell and they are mentored and tutored to high standards and deliver their … Continue Reading ››
Not Capt. Jack Sparrow's compass, but mine!! Life is a daring adventure. This my place to push at boundaries!