I didn’t sleep too badly, but kept waking with a banging headache. In the morning, I felt as though I’d got a hangover from hell, yet I hardly drank anything last night. I lay in bed feeling sorry for myself, dreading having to get up and cycle 50 miles. Finally I dragged myself out of... Continue Reading →
Covid has brought some changes that I like... table service being one of them. However, ordering via apps can be challenging, especially at the end of a tiring day. Why does needing wifi and an app mean you have to register and give them your email and contact information? I had a minor meltdown entering... Continue Reading →
It’s been a long day, and much of it wasn’t enjoyable! I don’t do crowds at the best of times, but three lockdowns, working from home and barely seeing family and friends in groups bigger than four, means I’ve become a partial hermit. Therefore, getting on a train and coming to a city has been... Continue Reading →
John and I have done done plenty of hiking and running challenges in our holidays but, over May half term, we're doing our first cycling challenge. Lon Las Cymru is a 254-mile cycle route from Cardiff Bay to Holyhead.
The forecast for today was for progressively worsening wind and rain. Therefore, we decided to get up early and get home as fast as possible, trying to outrun the bad weather! After another delicious breakfast, we packed our bags and loaded them onto the bikes and set off. The road started climbing very soon and... Continue Reading →
For today, I chose a route from the book, Lost Lanes Wales. We’ve done a few of the routes from the book already and thoroughly enjoyed them. This one was listed as ‘very challenging’, with a rough off road section, and a lot of ascent. ‘That’s ok’, I thought... ‘we’ve got all day. I can... Continue Reading →
John and I plan to do a 250 mile bike tour in May. It’s called Lon Las Cymru and runs from Cardiff to Holyhead through the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia. Our BNBs are all booked and we plan to meet up with some friends too, so we’re really looking forward to it. My bags With... Continue Reading →