Training and The Wave

Having been away in Rome when the inaugural Paris 2 Swansea training ride was held last Saturday, I was keen to meet up with my fellow riders this weekend and get some much needed cycling under my belt at the same time. The training rides are organised by the guys at Action Bikes in Swansea …

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Pedalling from Paris to Swansea

Paris 2 Swansea 2014

Having previously documented how my cycling (and running) had gone out of the window during 2013, I was determined that I wouldn’t suffer a similar fate this year! Being an extremely competitive person, I have always loved a challenge and I genuinely believe that setting yourself a target (regardless of its size) is an essential …

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2013 – A year to remember

It’s that time of year when everyone is either looking back at the year gone by and/or contemplating what the year ahead holds for them.  Some folk will no doubt be glad to wish 2013 good riddance, whilst others will sit back and smile with happy memories. For me, 2013 was certainly a year to …

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A Crucial Gizmo

Ever since I left university in 1992 and took up my very first job as a PC Support Officer (that’s PC as in computers not officer of the law!), I recognised the Crucial brand name as being synonymous with memory upgrades for PCs and laptops. Whether I was looking for some RAM for the then popular …

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Birmingham City v Swansea

Given the highs of the previous 10 days and the growing media adulation of the Swans, it was hardly surprising that the majority of people expected this game to be a mere formality. Of course anyone who has watched or played sport at any level for any serious amount of time will realise that no-one …

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