Mum, my sister and I go riding

Mum & my sister riding You’re Kidding trail, a photo by andrewgillsag on Flickr. After the success of Mum’s inaugural mountain bike ride earlier this week, my sister invited her to join us for another ride today. We set off a bit later because none of us had to go to work, so it was […]

Mum’s first MTB ride

Introducing Mum to the joys of mountain biking, a photo by andrewgillsag on Flickr. Jackie Joyne-Kersee, the retired champion American heptathlete once said, “Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.” It sounds like a cliche. But my mum proves that it doesn’t have to be. She turned 60 this year […]

Hello from IO trail

Hello from IO trail, a photo by andrewgillsag on Flickr. I think my body is still recovering from Cycling for Hope and The Great North Walk. It’s been almost two months since I completed my 7 weeks of extended physical activity and I am finding that my left leg just doesn’t want to recover from […]

The perfect day

The perfect end to a perfect day with my little family, a photo by andrewgillsag on Flickr. The Universe was trying to tell me something. And when I almost missed the message; it just tried harder to force me to open my mind. And boy am I glad the Universe worked so hard. I was […]