My favourite photos from July 2021

Here are my favourite photos from July 2021!

RST Pro Series 1 Piece Leather Suit
RST Pro Series 1 Piece Leather Suit
Synergy Red Trisuit and Pup Play
Synergy Red Trisuit and Pup Play
England Home Shirt 2001-2003
England Home Shirt 2001-2003
Wearing my back helmet at Elton and Orston railway station
Wearing my back helmet at Elton and Orston railway station
Nike short shorts
Nike short shorts

Check out www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/page/archive/2021-07/ for rest of my photos from July 2021.

UK TV programmes to watch this week : 31/07/2021

A Lake District Farm Shop (Channel 4/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Saturday 31st July 2021)

The lady of a Cumbrian manor shares a book of marmalade-based recipes that could be used as the key ingredient in a new cake to be sold at the services. Master butcher Dave turns to an age-old skill to transform sheepskins into new products for the farm shop, and brother and sister Lucien and Helena lead the transformation from farm shop to winter wonderland in preparation for Christmas.

Hot Tub Brits: More Bubbles Please! (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Sunday 1st August 2021)

A look at the rising popularity of hot tubs in Britain, hearing from enthusiasts as well as the people getting rich from the boom in sales. The programme meets celebrity chef Aldo Zilli as he installs a top-of-the-range tub in the grounds of his Surrey mansion, while first-time buyers Claire and Stephen from Co Durham test the latest models at their local showroom (1/2).

Secrets of the London Underground (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Monday 2nd August 2021) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **

Tim Dunn and Siddy Holloway explore the disused parts of Piccadilly Circus, the grandest station on the London Underground, and visit the long-abandoned Highgate surface station.

My Cornwall with Fern Britton (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 5th August 2021) ** NEW SERIES **

The presenter embarks on a personal quest to understand what makes the county she loves so uniquely captivating. Fern Britton’s love affair with Cornwall began with sand between the toes adventures on childhood holidays in Looe, and it’s there she starts her journey (1/2).

Fishing Scotland’s Lochs and Rivers (Channel 5/HD | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Friday 6th August 2021)

The group embraces a change in personnel, as Linford Christie, Rosemary Shrager, Les Dennis and Fern Britton swap Ian Botham for pop star Shane Lynch. They then head south towards Stirling to try their hand at coarse fishing.

Epic Wales: Valleys, Mountains & Coasts (Channel 4/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 6th August 2021)

Wales’s three national parks are not just a playground for tourists and adventurers, but are also home to more than 80,000 people. This first episode focuses such individuals as upland sheep and cattle farmer Rhodri Jones, who has lived near Bala on the southern side of Snowdonia National Park for 43 years. With lambing looming, an unexpected April snowfall on the mountain makes caring for his pregnant ewes even more challenging. Meanwhile, in the seaside town of Dale, at the western tip of the Pembrokeshire coast, fisherman Mark Gainfort embarks on his first trip of the season.

Motorhoming with Merton & Webster (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 6th August 2021) ** NEW SERIES **

Paul Merton and his wife Suki Webster hit the road as they embrace Britain’s booming motorhoming scene, seeking out the UK’s most famous sights and hidden gems, while there are tips from enthusiasts and volunteers test camping equipment. The couple begin their journey in Canterbury, where they pick up their cruiser and set off on their first-ever staycation on wheels touring Kent’s coastline.

Abandoned Engineering (Yesterday | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 6th August 2021) ** NEW SERIES **

Exploring a ghost town in Colorado, the remnants of an industrial enterprise in Puerto Rico and a remote village on Cyprus.

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

Just ordered Team GB Men’s Swimming Jammers

I’ve just gone and ordered the Team GB Men’s Swimming Jammers! Had also been hoping to order the Team GB Men’s Swimming Briefs. But they had all been sold out!

Looking forward to wearing these and of course, doing fun photos etc wearing them!

Team GB Men's Swimming Jammers - Front

Team GB Men's Swimming Jammers - Back

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

10K a Day Challenge – 4th month in a row!!

So pleased with myself, just got the 10K a Day Challenge for the 4th month in a row (5th time overall). It’s harder to get than it sounds. Since you have to do at least 10K steps every day for 30 days in a row! Do less than 10K steps one start, you are back to the start!

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

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