Apr 212018

Just a update about my car… if you watched my vlog that I filmed on Thursday, you will know that one of the breaks locked on… It’s been fixed, but set me back £620!!

Apr 212018

Since it’s Record Store Day 2018! Here is photo of my very small vinyl collection, and yes it is small! My record collection that is… 🙂

A full list of all the records, I own, can be seen here.

Apr 212018

Paddington Station 24/7 (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Monday 23rd April 2018)

Behind-the-scenes documentary series about one of the UK’s busiest transport hubs and the western rail network it serves. At Paddington, the early morning service from Swansea breaks down and causes major disruption during the morning rush hour. Meanwhile, the staff face further challenges with a string of medical emergencies at the station and sabotage on the tracks.

Britain’s Great Cathedrals, with Tony Robinson (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 27th April 2018)

Tony Robinson tells the turbulent history of six of Britain’s cathedrals. Durham cathedral is one of Britain’s first UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a leading tourist attraction. The cathedral is over 900 years old and stands 218 feet high. When it was first constructed, it was the country’s tallest building.

Portillo’s Hidden History of Britain (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Friday 27th April 2018)

Documentary series. Michael Portillo unlocks the doors to four extraordinary abandoned locations. For almost a century, Orford Ness was owned by the MOD, a lens into a bygone era of secrets, spies and superpowers. When it closed in 1993, its buildings were still shrouded in secrecy.

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

Apr 192018

Since it turned out to be the hottest day of the year so far in the UK! Got up to around 25C in my area. So I, of course had to go out wearing white Lycra! Also ended up doing the longest cycle of April so far, did 31.75 miles.

Apr 192018

It’s gone up to 25C in my part of the UK! So summer is here at long last! So, I of course had to wear white Lycra!!

Apr 192018

That’s me got 13 new badges on Garmin Connect, since 6th April! How many more, can I get before the month is out?

Apr 182018

So happy, 21C in the UK, summer is here at long last! Just hope it lasts more than one day! So nice being out in just cycling gear!

Apr 182018

Happy days summer 2018, is here at long, long last! Just hope, it lasts longer than a couple of days. Going by Strava, I am 371 miles behind pace of making 4,000 miles before the year is out! So lot’s of catching up to do!

BMC Racing Team kit
BMC Racing Team kit

Apr 182018

DSC09617Since it’s #WorldHeritageDay, here is list of the ones, that I’ve been to in the UK…

  • The Lake District National Park, England.
  • Dorset & East Devon Coast, England.
  • Forth Bridge, Edinburgh, Inchgarvie & Fife, Scotland.
  • Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City, England.
  • New Lanark, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  • Edinburgh Old and New Towns, Scotland.
  • Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey, Greater London, England.
  • Tower of London, Greater London, England.
Apr 172018

That’s me now done 44% or in other words 441.03 miles of #walk1000miles. Well done me!!!

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

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