Tag Archives: cycling

Why would you go on a cycling holiday to Albania?

Those who know me well would never ask this question, but that’s because the word “holiday” for me is synonymous with “unusual” and “challenging” (and occasionally “terrifying”). For normal human beings, however, it seems like an odd choice of destination. … Continue reading

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Too much snorer in Albania

Albania – a surprising culinary delight Continue reading

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Resetting your comfort zone

One of the aims in my role as ambassador to the charity Action4Diabetics is to lead by example and show how people with diabetes (and potentially the resulting complications) shouldn’t be afraid to get out and do adventurous things. If … Continue reading

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South Africa: a land of contrasts

Having just returned from a fabulous fortnight’s cycling holiday in South Africa with Exodus and Mask Expeditions, my first ever visit there, unusually for me I’m struggling to put into words my impressions of the trip and the country. Ironic therefore that … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips for Cycling the C2C

If you’re a regular follower of my blog, you’ll know that I recently cycled the C2C for the first time, and was very nervous about it beforehand (for no other reason than it’s my nature to worry about such things). … Continue reading

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Out of my comfort zone and onto my bike

The problem with being injured all summer is that instead of playing in softball tournaments every weekend with my friends and travelling around the country, I’m stuck at home with too much time on my hands. Unfortunately, sitting at a … Continue reading

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Mountain biking for the blind

“But you’re blind, you can’t go mountain biking!” Well, quite. I should sit at home over Christmas reading Braille or playing tactile Scrabble with my cat. However, I don’t have a cat, and my Braille skills are so terrible that … Continue reading

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