Category Archives: Holidays


Bettie and I, have had a long held dream, of spending a season in a ski resort. If fact we were even going to try and work as chalet host one year but decided that we would wait until we … Continue reading

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A walk in the hills! or Backcounrty skiing from Chamonix to Zermatt

Earlier this year or was it late last year? I can’t remember, but I had a conversation with Alexander about some back country skiing. I have always wanted to try treking and  have been skiing for about 30 years now … Continue reading

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Tour of Flanders

This year big challanges will include: 1 Tour of Flanders 150 + miles with cobbles (April) 2 Etap mountain stage of b the Tour de France (July) 3 long weekend ride to France Ride to Portsmouth, Ferry to Caen, ride … Continue reading

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Skiing booked :o) Val d’Isere here we come

Betty has just booked our ski trip for this year, back to Val d’Isere and this year Alexander is coming with us. We are both really looking forward to spending some time with Alexander and being able to ski with … Continue reading

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Back to Perranporth again :-)

Betty and I are back in Perranporth for the annual Surf Challenge. This is a great race with a tough swim hilly bike and a run along the beach to finish you off. This is the 4th time I’ve raced … Continue reading

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Cotswolds 2013

Here are some photos from or holiday in the Cotswolds I will post a full writeup with some video of our cycle ride soon Fred

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A weekend cycling in France

Last weekend a few friends, Betty and I decided to pop over to France for the weekend. I had been trying to plan this for a couple of months and finally Jeeves nagged me into organising the weekend. Three cars … Continue reading

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