The Earl of Doncaster
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Today was another day of me copping stick from every man and his dog in England today about the cricket. Again we went to the gym before the cricket started which was good - I did an intense cardio session and was dripping with sweat afterwards, I have missed the feeling. After the gym I went over to Nikki's again to watch some more of the cricket. I only watched the first session and came back over ...
... that they have won the Ashes already. We headed off to training where again, just because England were doing well in cricket, they thought they would all let me know about it. I don't know why people would ask me "what was Steve Smith doing when he went out" because I'm not Steve Smith, just because I am Australian like him it doesn't mean I know what he was doing! I hate to think if ...
Today was the big day that two nations have been waiting for, day one of the Ashes. As I knew I would be sitting on my backside most of the day Jenna and I made the most of the morning by going for a walk/run along the river. We started off by walking down to the river but then did one minute intervals of jogging for 12 minutes. Jenna is slowly getting better and even enjoying this jogging business. We got back ...
... more border crossings in the EU the most time-consuming is always returning to Great Britain. We queue and slowly shuffle forward. For the first time I am asked to remove my flip-up helmet completely so my country can decide if I am me. At least this time we are not pulled for a search as we were last year.
Sunday 24 August
And so we are home again after 60 days on the road. The only concrete evidence the new stickers ...
... luck at the gee-gees tomorrow.
Speed and such
75 miles today and highest average speed of 13.3 mph and second highest downhill speed of 35 mph, not quite topping my 36.6 mph yesterday when I was coming down from Tan Hill. Going through my mind when I hit these sort of speeds are the accidents which occurred when attempts were being made to break the sound barrier. I can't remember all the details but normal wing formations couldn't cope ...