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... thought came to me as we began cruising today (Tuesday). We had moored near a lock the night before and so I walked up to the lock to get it ready for Hazel to drive into. The lock was in our favour so I only had to push open the lock gates. It was then that I realised I had forgotten the anti vandal key that is necessary for operating the locks on the Erewash Canal. Hazel constantly has to remind me to get things ready and prepared before I start a task. ...
So it only feels right to kick off my Roosevelt blog (or Rooseyblog) now that I have officially received my scholarship! My partner Piers and I attended the Nottinghamshire Roosevelt Travelling Scholarship annual dinner at West bridgford County Hall on Friday 5th June. Scholars past and soon to be were gathered to hear the fantastic achievements ...
It struck me that no matter what you are doing or what you are trying to achieve, big or small, it's important sometimes to just stop and seek out the inner calm that's in us all; because that too needs to be developed and appreciated.
Thursday 4th Barrow - on - Soar
Today, I actually left off my extra winter layers. The weather is really sunny and warm. I think summer has arrived.
The journey further along ...
... down, I thought if you put a horseshoe up it must be upright so the luck doesn't run out!
By now we were hungry so back to the pub for lunch, which was very nice, we spent quite a bit of time chattering, a very pleasant way to fill in a cold foggy day. We walked back through the ...
... along the Pembrokeshire Coast path.
The Sunday of the Ironman itself, I ran and biked plenty but inland,
supporting our son-in-law who was undertaking his first Ironman, finishing in
just under 13hours.
I haven’t always enjoyed running so much; as a youth and
junior runner much of my running was done on the track or road. Occasionally our weekend sessions would take
us to Bradgate Park in Leicestershire, our only piece ...