Cycle Routes Hampshire New Forest

Sandy Balls New Forest Cycle Route

The Sandy Balls ride came about as a direct result of the Isle of Purbeck debacle. I decided that paper maps were not the way forward and it was time to embrace the 21st Century. This meant that I was navigator because quite frankly J is terrible with any sort of tech. I’d used the […]

Cycle Routes Dorset Mountain Biking

Isle Of Purbeck Ride – How to Push Your Bike up Hills.

After a few more weeks and some introspection and apologising on my part, I persuaded J to take me back out on the bike. By now my ride ambitions were stretching beyond local laps of the nature reserve. Lockdown was starting to get to me and I was longing for some adventure. Restrictions had eased […]

Cycle Routes Hampshire Mountain Biking Surrey

Caesar’s Camp First Ride Feelings

During lockdown one of the daily occurrences was a local resident sharing a beautiful photo taken at the top of Caesar’s Camp. After a few weeks of this I felt like I was definitely missing out. So I persuaded J to risk taking me back out on the bike again to show me the sights. […]

Mindfulness Turbo Trainer

Couch to the Turbo Trainer- Three Lessons from my Time in the Saddle

If you’d have asked me at Christmas if I knew what a turbo trainer was, I’d have guessed it was some kind of Joe Wicks character. Then Covid-19 came along and changed everything. Like most people I got into a new sport during lockdown. This wasn’t really a conscious choice, more a reaction to utter […]

Best Days Out

Taking Time to Watch the Sunset at West Witterings Beach

Part of the problem of trying to find happiness in the modern world is that sometimes we are just so damn busy. This is certainly the case at the moment, I have a ‘to-do’ list longer than my arm, a tax return that desperately needs filling in and a million and one things that need […]