Weeknote summary for 17th January 2020
Weeknote summary for 10th January 2020
Weeknote summary for 3rd January 2020
I made a decision recently. I realised during a conversation with frolleague Zac Gribble that I wasn’t going to get any better while Twitter was a major presence in my life. I’ve been on Twitter since 2008 and it’s been the central plank of my online engagement since then. This isn’t to do with getting […]
It’s a while since I’ve put anything down about living and working with chronic fatigue so I thought a New Year’s post about it would cheer everyone up no end. I’ve still got it. It’s still a a pain in the arse but the last year hasn’t been all doom and gloom. Gone wells Not […]
I’ve started keeping a video diary about my recovery from ME. It’s an attempt to take back control rather than a plea for sympathy.
Just a quick note that I’m going to be off Twitter, Facebook, Instagram up until Easter. I’ll be checking Twitter once on Sundays for work reasons. Please forgive me if I don’t reply to stuff in a timely fashion.
The General Election result was a surprise to most but the most important thing is how unrepresentative it was of actual votes cast. I’ve heard some express concern that a PR-based system would mean a greater number of UKIP MPs but I don’t think this is a good enough reason for maintaining a system that has passed its sell-by date.
This was a tough one. I wanted to go a bit further for this one, somewhere I hadn’t been before. I’ve been working my way through a series of excellent rides created by Ted Liddle, a friend of my in-laws, in a book called Cycle Tours: Northumberland and around Newcastle (ISBN 0-540-08204-x). This one was […]
It’s been a few weeks since I went out last. I’ll need to step up the regularity of rides if I’m going to get fit enough for a 100 miler this year. This ride was an OK pace but the thought of doing the equivalent of 3 times this fills me with dread. The bike […]