Weddings and Wiggins: A Busy Summer

I write that heading after being sat in my green egg chair for the last hour watching the Olympics! With the exception of this week (forever remembered as the time the Olympics stole my life), we’ve had a busy time of it of late. No change there then. Sports and weddings appear to be the…

Cycling Ceramics

This will have to be a very quick post as we’re about to head off down to London to watch the Olympic Cycling at Box Hill. We’ve got a car full of tents, food – but no liquids in greater quantities of 100ml; camping stools and five and a half people to squeeze into Wanda the…

The Olympic Torch in Ashton

On Sunday, Aidan persuaded me to go and see the Olympic torch relay travelling through our nearest local town of Ashton. Despite the start time of 10.06 for the beginning of the Ashton leg, I happen to go out with the most organised man in Britain, so at 8.55 precisely, we set off on the…