Jul 092018

Really don’t think, I need to, say why I love this video… Lad dancing around a wetsuit, need I say any more?

Jul 082018

Still trying to find somewhere else to live! Did not get the last place! Speaking about Pride in London, I had so much fun! Also about homophobia in the work place!

Jul 072018

Here are some other photos, I took while in London! I do really, just need to spend a whole day or two in London, just walking around! Only go, two or three times a year!

More photos from this set can be found @ www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/england/london/2018/

Jul 072018

Pride in London was so much fun, it just keeps getting bigger and better each year! So glad, I went for the third year in a row! I will of course, be going back again next year!!

Pride in London
Pride in London
Pride in London
Pride in London

More photos from this set can be found @ www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/days-out/pride-london/2018/

Jul 072018

The Rise and Fall of Nokia (BBC 4/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Tuesday 10th July 2018)

Once upon a time there was a large Finnish company that manufactured the world’s best and most innovative mobile phones. Nokia’s annual budget was larger than that of the government of Finland and everyone who worked there shared in the windfall. But global domination cost the company its pioneering spirit and quantity gradually took over from quality, with new phone models being churned out by the dozen. Market share eroded, until in 2016, mobile phone production in Finland ceased. The Rise and Fall of Nokia is a wry morality tale for our times, told by those that lived and worked through the rollercoaster years in a company that dominated a nation.

Secrets of the National Trust with Alan Titchmarsh (Channel 5/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 11th July 2018)

Alan Titchmarsh reveals the history, human stories and the hidden treasures of Britain’s historical estates. Set on the shores of the beautiful Strangford Lough in Northern Ireland is one of the most glorious houses in the National Trust Collection, Mount Stewart.

David Baddiel on the Silk Road (Quest | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 11th July 2018)

David explores the wilds of Central Asia to find what the Chinese wanted for their precious silk. In a remote gorge in Kazakhstan he finds clues carved in the rock.

Celebrity Five Go Caravanning (Channel 5/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Friday 13th July 2018)

Travelogue series following five UK celebs as they bundle into a caravan and explore the open road. Colin Baker, Sherrie Hewson, Tony Blackburn, Todd Carty and Sonia head to the Lake District, England’s largest national park. Making the most of the lakes, the gang take to the water in Coniston and step back in time on the world’s oldest passenger steamer, on Ullswater.

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

Jul 062018

Back in another white Lycra, cycling kit, this time the Nalini Columbia Highroad Team kit!

Nalini Columbia Highroad Team
Nalini Columbia Highroad Team

Jul 052018

Speaking about having to move house, since our landlord wants the house back! Don’t think, I’ve ever been so stressed! But, I have to keep smiling…

Jul 042018

I can now add Chesterfield and Kiveton Park to the list of UK railway stations that I’ve used!

Check out the full list at www.gordon-valentine.com/travel/railways/uk-national-rail-network/.

Chesterfield railway station


Kiveton Park railway station


Jul 032018

That’s me now done 81% (812.73 miles) of #walk1000miles. So just 187.27 miles remaining!

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

Jul 022018

Since the weather is still so nice in the UK, it was about time, I got my Pearl Izumi Team Garmin-Chipotle team kit back out!

Pearl Izumi Team Garmin-Chipotle team kit
Pearl Izumi Team Garmin-Chipotle team kit

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