Category Archives: Commuting

So That Was Autumn

I hope you didn’t blink… The knee warmers I was so excited about for two whole weeks have had their final wash and been tucked away in a corner of my drawer in favour of full length legs.  Half way … Continue reading

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Knee Warmers

I have cycling shorts.  They are fairly short (above the knee) as you would expect and I wear them through the summer for cycling and not a lot else (on account of the pads).  Proof-reading this before I post I … Continue reading

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Grumpy Girl

In which I rant at a motorist who (probably) didn’t deserve it I had had a bad morning.  My boys had been difficult that morning and it was the culmination of a week of frustrations and mild depression.  Everything anyone … Continue reading

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Some Days I Just Don’t Want to Ride

I woke up tired on Monday morning.  Sunday night’s early night didn’t happen (again) and, with both my bed and my boyfriend being so warm and inviting, it was a struggle getting out of bed, aggravated by cracking my shin … Continue reading

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Periodic Considerate Car Awards

Welcome, one and all, to the January 21st 2014 Considerate Car Awards! Today’s Considerate Car award goes to…(drum roll please)…AUDI!  (Didn’t see that one coming, did you?) Collecting the award on behalf of Audi are the driver of the black … Continue reading

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Riding criteria

I would love to ride to work every day.  It would get me fit, save money on petrol, set a good example to my little boys, give me a little buzz of self importance in conversation with people who drive … Continue reading

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Back on the Saddle

I’ve not been the most consistent of cyclists but I have barely touched my bike for the last two weeks, other than to move it from room to room in the house as I need to access various areas it’s … Continue reading

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