paul visits the OKE charity …

Last night Paul and I nipped along to the Tameside based OKE Charity in Droylsden. Paul ran there from work, and then ran home after our visit and therefore used it as part of his final preparations for his 100 mile Ultra Marathon on Saturday …. I also made a point of using it as […]

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donations top £1,000

Well done to Paul the amount sponsored for this weekends Ultra Marathon (100 miles) has now gone over £1,000 – a great amount to achieve and nice timing in advance of this evenings visit to the OKE Charity that are set to benefit from his run. You can read more about Paul’s run here If […]

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my younger brother is going to be my hero …

100 miles and a £1,000+ With just a week to go before Paul sets off on his epic 100 mile Ultra Marathon he looks set to hit around a £1,000 in sponsorship for the Tameside based charity Our Kids Eyes, which is a decent effort when set against his original target of raising £500. Last […]

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motorcycling in north wales …

I had a cracking day out yesterday and was able to make the most of the decent weather. Despite having been to North Wales on my bike(s) many hundreds of times over the years, there are occasions that I still manage to stumble across roads that I’ve not been on before and yesterday was no […]

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a year on bikes (post 4) april …

Although there was something of an improvement in the weather during April, it still hasn’t really been that good so far, which in turn has disappointingly meant that it has been a pretty slow start to the ‘biking year’ for me, compared to previous years. On the positive side I have managed to get out […]

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going for a run … part 4

I’ve written previously about the small matter of a 100 mile run that my brother Paul is doing at the end of this month. I caught up again with Paul over the weekend to see how his preparations were going as he gets closer to the start date. This Blog post is the second ‘interview’ […]

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saturday night fever …

ooh … what ever floats your boat just been looking at these, my Saturday night is complete … summer is on the way. Suppose it’s just a case of Saturday Night Fever Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk I’m a woman’s man: no time to talk Music loud and women […]

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day out in the capital …

London is always good for a day out and although I’ve lost count of the number of times that I have been there – the many hundreds of work based trips that I made to the capital were just that – work based trips. The pretend ‘glamour’ and ‘excitement’ of work related travel had long […]

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