Cadence, pace and strides and other oddities…

“To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.” Lady Bracknell ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ Oscar Wilde So yesterday’s swim went well. In space, no-one can hear you scream. In the pool, you can’t hear your fire service alerter either. But that’s okay; I had … More Cadence, pace and strides and other oddities…

Saved by the bell

Jaysus I’d love a biscuit. I have a serious weakness for the ol’ biscuit. Doesn’t really matter what sort. All time and all round favourite would be a McVitie’s Digestive. Versatile, tasty, simple. On their own, or with a nice slab of tangy cheddar. But then you can get dark chocolate ones too, and they’re … More Saved by the bell

Miles to go…

‘The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.’ ‘Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening’ Robert Frost Week 3 of the programme draws┬áto a close, and despite the lean times in the station for time off, … More Miles to go…

Precision cycling!

Current work roster situation means I’m confined to the station gym. Just knocked out an hour on the bike. Was hoping to keep the average to 30km/h. Managed that reasonably well! Alas, swimming will not be so easy…

Halfway there…

“Oh you silly thing You’ve really gone and done it now Oh you silly thing You really gone and done it now” ‘Silly Thing’ Sex Pistols I suppose I could have used Bon Jovi’s Livin’ on a prayer just as easily. But the Sex Pistols are way cooler. In any case, all I’ve done is … More Halfway there…