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29 Aug

Memories of Cycling

Commuting to work has rekindled some memories of exactly how much cycling I did as a kid. Moving to new house Some of my earliest memories are being in our first home aged about 2 or 3. I can remember us moving to our new house (where my parents still stay) when I was four, […]

24 Jul

Bike Boost Dundee

My work are encouraging people to sign up to Bike Boost – a month long campaign to get people in Dundee cycling organised by the Get Cycling campaign. At the end of the challenge you have the opportunity to purchase the bike and supplied accessories for a knock down price of £199 too (RRP £470). […]

03 Feb

Terminal Illness Isn’t A Health Issue

In parliament today a bill on euthanasia for those with terminal illnesses was punted to a sub-committee. This is probably what you would expect in a parliament. What was strange was it had been expected to be handed to the Health committee. According to party hacks euthanasia doesn’t fall under the remit of health. The […]

19 May

Two stories about Perthshire

There are two stories about Perth today in the papers – both of which are horrendous. The first has been overlooked by the national news: Woman beat for seven hours. A woman was beaten for seven hours by her partner, the neighbours at around midnight heard cries resembling shrieks from a horror film. Neighbours were […]

16 Feb

Cycle Ride

With the weather finally clearing we managed to get out on the bikes at the weekend. The route map is: It was a pretty hard slog for two main reasons, lack of fitness and the gears not working correctly on bike. I was able to switch from 2 to 1 but not up again, when […]

18 Jan

Get on yer Bike

I have been trying to get my work to enter the Cycle2Work scheme. Looks quite positive although it is on hold until the new office is complete around September. Unfortunately that’s the time of year I’d be least likely to start cycling seeing as it will be starting to have heavy showers. I figure if […]

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