The Storm

When was your last storm? Not the kind that you buy your weatherproof Goretex jacket for, or watch through the lounge window. Not a physical storm like a typhoon or hurricane in the natural world, but a more personal storm that bubbles up from nowhere, comes at you unyielding and unrelenting from ‘across the sea’, […]

“I swear to tell … anything but the truth.”

I was in Court this week, in the dock – the same day that the report on the Hillsborough disaster was made public. The traffic officer was determined to have me well and truly ‘done’, and I was.  I realised it was pragmatic to plead guilty, as my solicitor explained that I couldn’t prove that the […]

The Arctic? Cool!

Cool. Well, more ‘Wet’ actually. Yes, the west coast of Norway is very wet as I found out. But stunningly beautiful. As I returned from my last Big Trip in July 2011 I was asking myself about the next one. Poorly I definitely was, but it wasn’t stopping me from dreaming about the next long ride. […]

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