Hope…

As far as one can see... Let's face it, the world is a mess! Seemingly more than ever. An absolute bonus of these depressing times however, is the way they can (and do) highlight and magnify the wonder of the world. It's always there, even in the darkest of times. You just have to stay …

Continue reading Hope…

‘GlasChester 2020’ – Glasgow to Manchester off road’ish…

An account of a recent multi-day ride from Glasgow to Manchester, using either the GBDURO or Second City Divide routes by a pair of ‘first-timers’… (310+ miles/18,000’ climbing over eight days) Entering the pandemic period it soon became clear that normal behaviours were going out of the window. Regular cycling activities that came and went …

Continue reading ‘GlasChester 2020’ – Glasgow to Manchester off road’ish…

Found poem…

Sitting at the new GUTM headquarters just off the trail, the surprising things you overhear from passing cyclists (with a nod to Dave Gorman) All random, separate, sentences overheard and joined together whilst sitting reading my book... This way Willow come on mate there's a river to cross and it leads you back to barnes lane …

Continue reading Found poem…