First Solo Fifty

Last week I set off on my first 50km solo ride – I’d ridden 50km before but never seemed to get over 35 when out by myself. Since I”m planning to do 100km later this year I really need to start increasing my distance/time on the bike which means I need to take longer solo … More First Solo Fifty


I like to read about food and because I also like to ride my bike I like to read about eating and cycling. Or, to say it the sporty way, fuelling. When I was a kid the only kind of sports nutrition you could get was a Mars bar – “helps you work, rest and … More Fuel

Musings on my body

I read a recent article in Women’s Health magazine about the psychology of weight lose. Written from a first person point of view it explored the authors feelings about her own weight lose and how reaching her goal weight wasn’t the end of her issues with body image and food. I found the article really … More Musings on my body