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Holiday Snaps

When I went on holiday last weekend I took my camera with my, fully intending to stop as often as possible to take pictures of the scenery from the seat of my bike. These are the results: As you can probably tell, the joy of…

Damn Pesky Kids

Continuing from earlier… when I arrived at Poole harbour on Monday afternoon I was tired and hungry as I’d been riding all morning and hadn’t eat since breakfast as I was unable to get to Bucklers Hard in the New Forest. All I wanted was…

Last Ride In The UK

My last ride of the holiday in the UK was from Cheltenham down to Poole so I could catch the ferry to come home again. The ferry wasn’t until 4:00pm so I decided to set off earlier in the morning so that I could spend…

Adventure To Nottingham

Easter Sunday I decided to take a trip to Nottingham (my uncle, with whom I was staying, had prior engagements), so I hoped on my bike and set off on the 100 mile journey. The first stop I made was about a mile outside of…

A Slight Detour

After finally leaving Portsmouth (see previous post) I eventually made it to cheltenham in about 2 hours. Thats not bad going seeing as how I missed my exit from the M4(?) motorway and decided to take a random scenic route through the Cotswolds and then…

I Made It To England

But I’ve already had my first two f**k-ups.The crossing itself was rather un-eventfull, met a couple of my sisters friends and had a beer in the bar last night. However, this morning whislt buying breakfast I managed to leave me switch card on the boat.

Am I On Holiday Yet?

Man, I can’t cope with this going to work on the same day as I’m going on holiday.I had packed my lugguage on Tuesday night so all I had to do this morning was attach the panniers to my bike. I had it to work…

I’m Going On Holiday

Hooray, hooray its a holi-holi-day.I’ve booked tickets to take my bike over to England for the Easter weekend. I’m taking the overnight ferry to Portsmouth on the Thursday night arriving at 6am on the Friday morning. I’ll be returning on the Monday fast-ferry from Poole…