Oct 172019
 

That’s me, just done #walk1000miles for the second year in a row! Will, I be aiming to do it for three years in a row?!?!? HELL YES!

Now course, I need to see how many miles, I can end the year on… My goal is around 1,200 miles.

Keep up-to-date with all my cycling and walking adventures over at www.strava.com/athletes/gsvalentine

Oct 162019
 

WOW! That’s me just got 2.86 miles, remaining left to do. Then I can say, I’ve done #walk1000miles for the second year in a row!

Keep up-to-date with all my cycling and walking adventures over at www.strava.com/athletes/gsvalentine

Oct 152019
 

That’s me completed another Strava challenge. This time “The 1% goodr for the Planet Challenge“.

Please do check out my profile at www.strava.com/athletes/gsvalentine and better still follow me. Oh and do remember, if it’s not on Strava, it did not happen! FACT!!!!

Oct 152019
 

 Corrour railway stationHappy #StationsDay 2019 everyone! So how many railway stations have you been to? Well in the UK, I’ve been to…  206 (8.04%), out of 2,560 passenger railway stations on the Network Rail network.

Which, may not sound that good, but, by this year last year, I had only used 62.

Of course, the big question is which is my favourite in the whole of the UK… Well it’s got to be Corrour, followed by Glasgow Central in second place.

Here is the full list, of the ones that, I’ve used so far…

  1. Abbey Wood
  2. Aberdeen
  3. Acton Central
  4. Aldermaston
  5. Allens West
  6. Ambergate
  7. Anderson
  8. Angel Road
  9. Apsley
  10. Arrochar and Tarbet
  11. Aspley Guise
  12. Aviemore
  13. Ayr
  14. Balloch
  15. Barrhead
  16. Bedford
  17. Bedford St Johns
  18. Beeston
  19. Berkhamsted
  20. Berwick-upon-Tweed
  21. Bingham
  22. Birmingham International
  23. Birmingham Moor Street
  24. Birmingham New Street
  25. Bishop Auckland
  26. Bletchley
  27. Bottesford
  28. Brondesbury
  29. Brondesbury Park
  30. Brundall
  31. Brundall Gardens
  32. Buckenham
  33. Burton Joyce
  34. Caledonian Road & Barnsbury
  35. Camden Road
  36. Camelon
  37. Cannon Street
  38. Canonbury
  39. Cantley
  40. Carlisle
  41. Charing Cross
  42. Charlton
  43. Cheddington
  44. Chesterfield
  45. Collingham
  46. Corby
  47. Corrour
  48. Crianlarich
  49. Crossmyloof
  50. Dalreoch
  51. Dalmeny
  52. Dalmuir
  53. Dalston Junction
  54. Darlington
  55. Didcot Parkway
  56. Dinsdale
  57. Doncaster
  58. Duffield
  59. Duncraig
  60. Dundee
  61. Dunfermline Town
  62. Ealing Broadway
  63. East Croydon
  64. East Midlands Parkway
  65. Edinburgh Haymarket
  66. Edinburgh Waverley
  67. Elgin
  68. Elton and Orston
  69. Exhibition Centre
  70. Falkirk Grahamston
  71. Falkirk High
  72. Fenny Stratford
  73. Finchley Road & Frognal
  74. Fiskerton
  75. Fort William
  76. Glasgow Central
  77. Glasgow Queen Street
  78. Gospel Oak
  79. Grantham
  80. Greenwich
  81. Grosmont
  82. Hackney Central
  83. Hackney Downs
  84. Hampstead Heath
  85. Harringay Green Lanes
  86. Hathersage
  87. Hatton
  88. Hayes & Harlington
  89. Heighington
  90. Heckington
  91. Helensburgh Central
  92. Hemel Hempstead
  93. Highbury and Islington
  94. Hungerford
  95. Huntingdon
  96. Hyndland
  97. Inverness
  98. Kensal Rise
  99. Kentish Town West
  100. Kettering
  101. Kilburn High Road
  102. Kirkcaldy
  103. Kings Langley
  104. Kintbury
  105. Kiveton Bridge
  106. Kiveton Park
  107. Kyle of Lochalsh
  108. Langley Mill
  109. Lapworth
  110. Leamington Spa
  111. Leeds
  112. Leicester
  113. Leighton Buzzard
  114. Lincoln Central
  115. Lingwood
  116. Liverpool Lime Street
  117. London Bridge
  118. London Euston
  119. London King’s Cross
  120. London Liverpool Street
  121. Long Buckby
  122. Long Eaton
  123. Mallaig
  124. Manchester Oxford Road
  125. March
  126. Matlock Bath
  127. Melton Mowbray
  128. Metheringham
  129. Middlesbrough
  130. Millbrook
  131. Milngavie
  132. Milton Keynes Central
  133. Motherwell
  134. Neilston
  135. New Cross
  136. Newark Castle
  137. Newark North Gate
  138. Newbury
  139. Newbury Racecourse
  140. Newcastle Central
  141. Newton Aycliffe
  142. North Berwick
  143. North Queensferry
  144. North Walsham
  145. Northallerton
  146. Northampton
  147. Norwich
  148. Nottingham
  149. Oban
  150. Olton
  151. Oxford
  152. Paddington
  153. Paisley Gilmour Street
  154. Partick
  155. Peterborough
  156. Perth
  157. Plockton
  158. Polmont
  159. Plumstead
  160. Pollokshaws West
  161. Port Glasgow
  162. Queen’s Park (Glasgow)
  163. Queen’s Park (London)
  164. Reading
  165. Retford
  166. Rolleston
  167. Rugby
  168. Ruskington
  169. Seven Sisters
  170. Sheffield
  171. Skegness
  172. Sleaford
  173. Slough
  174. Solihull
  175. South Acton
  176. South Hampstead
  177. South Tottenham
  178. St Neots
  179. St Pancras
  180. Stamford
  181. Stevenage
  182. Stewartby
  183. Stirling
  184. Stratford
  185. Stratford International
  186. Teesside Airport
  187. Thatcham
  188. Thirsk
  189. Thornaby
  190. Tottenham Hale
  191. Tring
  192. Wakefield Westgate
  193. Warwick
  194. Warwick Parkway
  195. Waterloo East
  196. Watford Junction
  197. Welling
  198. Wemyss Bay
  199. West Hampstead
  200. Westerton
  201. Whitby
  202. Wigan North Western
  203. Willesden Junction
  204. Woburn Sands
  205. Wolverton
  206. York
Oct 152019
 

Below are the top three most looked at photos on this website during October 2019.

Number 1 (129 views) : Found a rubber GIMP while out walking!
Found a rubber GIMP while out walking!

Number 2 (101 views) : Castelli Body Paint 3.3 Speed Suit
Castelli Body Paint 3.3 Speed Suit

Number 3 (89 views) : Men’s HeatGear® Armour Compression Leggings
Men’s HeatGear® Armour Compression Leggings

Oct 132019
 

I can now tick off, Darlington railway station.

Darlington railway station
Darlington railway station
Darlington railway station

More photos from this set can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/railway-stations/darlington/

Oct 132019
 

I can now tick off, Teesside Airport railway station. Which happens to be, one of the UKs least used stations. With only one train per week, on a Sundays.

In 2017/18, it only had 74 passengers. So when the usage statistics for 2019/20 come out, I can say I was one of them! 🙂

Teesside Airport railway station
Teesside Airport railway station
Teesside Airport railway station

More photos from this set can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/railway-stations/teesside-airport/

Oct 132019
 

I can now tick off, another railway station, this time Leeds.


Cooper at Leeds railway station
Leeds railway station

More photos from this set can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/railway-stations/leeds/

Oct 132019
 

It’s not everyday, you turn up at your local railway station. And finding the Flying Scotsman, just waiting…

Seeing it, really did make my day!!

LNER Class A3 4472 Flying Scotsman at Grantham
LNER Class A3 4472 Flying Scotsman at Grantham
LNER Class A3 4472 Flying Scotsman

Oct 122019
 

WOW! That’s me turned 40! No idea, how I’ve been on planet earth for this long! Oh and big thanks, for all the presents!

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