LincsGeek and I have been talking about, dreaming about, going on a motorcycle tour of the west of the USA for years. Years and years. Probably about ten years. Maybe more. We have always joked that we probably wouldn’t actually get around to going until we both retired, by which time we would be very
The Graham Homes Memorial Ride will be 2,000+ miles of Great British roads over a week at the end of May 2013, raising money for two cancer charities. It will be our biking tribute to Graham, my father in law, recreating something of our John O’Groats to Land’s End trip in 2009, while hopefully making
It’s become a bit of a tradition for us to go on a bike trip/holiday each summer – this is normally a small group affair, including myself and my husband, my father in law, a good friend, and sometimes my brother in law too. We’ve done Wales, the Lake District, Ireland and of course the
Remember THIS POST where I spoke about being too old and too sensible for the adventure that was becoming Visit England’s “Fan in a Van”? It turns out I was wrong. Yes, I know! Visit England weren’t looking for a student. They chose a 30-year-old who has put her life on hold to take part
Being a female rider with a short inside leg and without oodles of strength, the bike I choose to ride is very important. I can’t just jump on any bike and take it wherever I want to go. What some take for granted is a real concern for me… Do my feet touch the floor?!
This evening’s treat was a trip to Nottingham to see Lee Evans in his latest tour – Roadrunner. What an incredibly funny (and very humble) man! Oh how I laughed (well to be fair that’s what I paid him for!) – comedy really is one of my favourite ways to spend a Friday evening. I
You all know I love music and comedy, especially when it’s live. Today two sets of tickets arrived for events nearly a year apart… Peter Kay tickets for November (which we booked last December!) and Lee Evans tickets for September next year. Who else should I be going to see? Jimmy Carr is booked for
Ever since I was about eight I have wanted to ride a motorbike. And ever since I could ride a motorbike I have wanted to tour the USA on one. And thankfully Allister is also as keen. The dream is to ride through San Fransisco, Yosemite, Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas – you know the