On Saturday I managed it in about 5 hrs 15 with a brief stop at a shop for a paper. I left around 4:30 am having had a broken night. It was a damp muddy walk, but spring is creeping in now with buds on the hedges, lambs with the sheep and new calves with … Continue Reading ››
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.