Getting back on the bike has it's challenges. I take a look at a few that have been niggling at me in my latest blog. "It's been far from a hop on and ride into the sunset type experience. Far far from it. I've been a nervous wreck. I don't even think I was this nervous when I first took to the bike. So what the hell is going on? Where on earth does our confidence go? Clipping in, skinny tyres, steep hills: it's brought me out in a grumpy rash. I'm slowly getting over it now and finding some flow but it's not easy and there is a way to go yet."
Miles Davis knew a thing or two about jazz music. Scotland knows a thing or two about incredible trails, seven precisely. Much like one of Miles' albums, the world class 7stanes trail centres have something for everyone, and after trucking up the M6 from London recently in a van packed full of all the… Continue reading Seven Steps to Trail Heaven
Life has been a bit testing recently. The C word has come into my family and managed to wreak the havoc that I have only read or heard about previously, and never experienced myself. A few weeks back my dear old dad was diagnosed with colon cancer. The Welsh Mafia that is my family mobilised… Continue reading Days and film. The good amongst the bad. Part 1.