Now done 80% of #walk1000miles – 2021

walk1000miles - 2021That’s me now done 80% of #walk1000miles. So 800.54 miles down and 199.46 miles remaining!

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

UK TV programmes to watch this week : 24/07/2021

A Lake District Farm Shop (Channel 4/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Saturday 24th July 2021)

The service station’s food and product buyers hunt for new and exciting ideas to fill the shelves. Award-winning cheesemakers hope their new goats’ cheese will tempt the customers, while a family planning to expand their skincare business pull out all the stops to impress head lifestyle buyer Tracy with their new home spa product. The service station’s farm prepares for sheep mating season.

Secrets of the London Underground (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Monday 26th July 2021) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **

Fishing Scotland’s Lochs and Rivers (Channel 5/HD | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Friday 30th July 2021)

Fern Britton, Ian Botham, Linford Christie, Les Dennis and Rosemary Shrager are eager to catch a fish. With two world-class sportsmen on board, it’s becoming competitive. Linford wants to be the first to catch, but Ian is having none of it. Eluded by the salmon on their first trip, they have moved north to Loch Tay.

Wonderful Wales with Michael Ball (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 30th July 2021)

The singer is in north Wales, exploring the beautiful Snowdonia mountain range, in a journey that takes in Caernarfon Castle and a rare breed of wild Welsh mountain ponies.

All TV guide information taken from DigiGuide — www.getdigiguide.tv/?p=1&r=15119.

Goals for 2021… Update : 19/07/2021

Back in December 2020, I made a list of goals for 2021.

So far, I’ve done…

  • Found a new job (Now on my new second job!!!)
  • Making, more money than I was!
  • Got to see some of my family.

Made a good start with…

  • Cycle at least 4,000 miles – So far cycled 2,074.0
    miles.
  • Walk 1,000 miles again in year – So far walked 775.57 miles.

Still to do…

  • Seeing the rest of my family.
  • Cycle 100 miles in a single ride! Done this before, but not for a long time!!
  • Go more cycles with mates!
  • Visit many more UK railways stations (Now only if, the face mask wearing law comes back)!
  • Climb at least, two or three more mountains.
  • Been single for 12 years, maybe time to fix that!

Stay safe, #WearAMask or #FaceCovering

Help keep yourself and everyone around you safe! Keep Wear A Mask or Face Covering! Also the right mask or face covering can be extra sexy!! Just think of Spider-Man, he’s got the right idea!!

Double Spider-Man fun!

Castelli Body Paint 3.3 Speed Suit

Neoprene Pup Hood

Climbed Ben Nevis four years ago!

WOW! Where has the time gone? Four years ago today, Nick and myself climbed Ben Nevis, which is of course, the highest mountain in the British Isles! Standing at 1,345 metres above sea level. Still can’t believe that we both did it!!

Check out the route we took at www.strava.com/activities/1088565730

Here are some photos + vlog, from a truly amazing day!

More photos can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/uk-named-summits/ben-nevis-17-07-2017/

Love my black motorcycle helmet

Last night after work, a cute lad was walking around Tesco wearing a motorcycle helmet, using it has a face covering!! Had to stop myself from going WOW, out loud! Something vert sexy/hot about a CUTE lad wearing a motorcycle helmet!!

Wetsuit fun at railway station

RST Pro Series 1 Piece Leather Suit

Wearing my back helmet at Elton and Orston railway station

Many more photos be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/black-helmet/

UK TV programmes to watch this week : 17/07/2021

A Lake District Farm Shop (Channel 4/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Saturday 17th July 2021)

A master butcher teaches primary school children to make cumberland sausages the traditional way, while a young entrepreneur cooks up a spicy new preserve for the service station shelves, but hjas to convince the head food buyer that it is worth stocking. The service station’s head lifestyle buyer pays a visit to a ceramicist who has been supplying the farm shop for 20 years.

Secrets of the London Underground (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Monday 19th July 2021) ** NEW SERIES **

Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway explore the abandoned branch line between Holborn and Aldwych, and at Holloway Road they find out about the Tube’s only spiral escalator.

How the Victorians Built Britain (Channel 5/HD | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Wednesday 21st July 2021)

Michael Buerk discovers how Britain’s first `super sewer” cleaned up the capital, and inspired a fresh water revolution that would change the lives of millions of Victorians. He begins his journey in the cesspits of Victorian high society to discover the depths to which the capital sank to keep itself clean. Michael also heads to the pub to find out how boozing brewers helped unlock the key to ridding London of the deadliest epidemic since the Great Plague.

How the Victorians Built Britain (Channel 5/HD | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Thursday 22nd July 2021)

Michael Buerk discovers how the Victorians took on the world of exploration and adventure, and brought it home to Britain for everyone to share. His voyage of discovery begins at the Natural History Museum, where Michael comes face to face with a dinosaur that changed the course of history. He travels to the Victorian `living museum” – London Zoo – to find out about the way scientific study of the birds and the beasts led to the first ever public zoo.

Fishing Scotland’s Lochs and Rivers (Channel 5/HD | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Friday 23rd July 2021)

Fern Britton, Ian Botham, Linford Christie, Les Dennis and Rosemary Shrager embark on a road trip which sees them travelling from East to West, from the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. They take in the picturesque sights, the fascinating history, and land the catch of the day.

Wonderful Wales with Michael Ball (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 23rd July 2021)

The singer and broadcaster takes a trip around West Wales. Starting his journey above the river Tywi at the majestic Dinefwr castle, Michael learns about Lord Rhys one of the forefathers of the arts culture in Wales, before heading for the coast. Later, he joins wildlife expert Lizzie Daly on a boat trip around Ramsey Island in search of the fastest bird in the world.

All TV guide information taken from DigiGuide — www.getdigiguide.tv/?p=1&r=15119.

Now done 77% of #walk1000miles – 2021

walk1000miles - 2021That’s me now done 77% of #walk1000miles. So 770 miles down and 230 miles remaining!

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

Middle of July 2021 most popular photos

Below are the top five most looked at photos on this website during July 2021.

Number 1 (49 views) : Synergy Red Trisuit and Pup Play
Synergy Red Trisuit and Pup Play

Number 2 (43 views) : First time in a hot tub
First time in a hot tub

Number 3 (40 views) : White Morphsuit
White Morphsuit

Number 4 (30 views) : White Under Armour HeatGear 2.0 Shorts
White Under Armour HeatGear 2.0 Shorts

Number 5 (28 views) : First time in a hot tub
First time in a hot tub

That’s me cycled, 2,000.1 miles so far in 2021!

That’s me now cycled, 2,000.1 miles so far in 2021. Which I am really pleased with, but still way off the 4,194.8 miles, I did in total last year!

Here are some photos from today’s cycle! Yep, wearing the Synergy Red Cycling Skinsuit again!

Synergy Red Cycling Skinsuit

Synergy Red Cycling Skinsuit

Synergy Red Cycling Skinsuit

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