A Cambridge Farewell

We all camped together at a lovely orchard campsite. June joined us for the second day of our ride from Skirmett to Cambridge, across gently rolling countryside with pretty thatched cottages. It even brightened up for a view. With all of our day’s riding done by lunchtime we had the rest of the day to…

And we’re off…

After years of dreaming, months of planning, and a few hectic days of pretending to do things to get ready, we’re actually going! We had a few of our friends over to Jules’ parents’ house last night for a farewell dinner and drinks including the newest addition to our University group of friends, Layla, who…

A poem…

To roll on smooth flat lanes, and push up steep rough way, Knowing where we’re going, or sometimes far astray, Waking, biking, camping, sleeping, waking up again, Getting on, falling out and making up again. Sometimes on the tranquil plain, wind blowing in the face, In heat and cold and rain and sun and mist…