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Monthly Archives: October 2010

When ambition outstrips ability

October 30, 2010 | 12:17 pm

With the weather beautiful outside, I took the opportunity to indulge myself a bit for my last ride of October – a 2 hour ride from Tickhill to Clumber Park and back. All the way around, I was trying to … Continue reading


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Still learning…

October 30, 2010 | 8:44 am

I’ve just noticed that the last two posts I put up that contained video may not have actually been viewable. Whoops! I’m still getting to grips with this blogging thing obviously. For some reason, the settings on the video when … Continue reading


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What half terms were invented for

October 29, 2010 | 9:15 am

This is what half terms were invented for… Getting out across the fields with my son & heir! Look at the colour of that sky! Spot the difference?!?!? We cycled across a couple of fields that only have footpath access. … Continue reading


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Run with Mutley

October 28, 2010 | 8:43 am

This is the first time I have run for 10 days, and the first time I have got a stitch for….. blimey, I can’t remember the last time! That either means I am out of shape or, up until now, … Continue reading


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Post 101

October 28, 2010 | 8:38 am

I’ve just noticed that I have done 100 posts since starting this blog. So as Post 101 sounds like it should be a first year university course for bloggers, I will start with the basics!! Keep your posts current. If … Continue reading


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Samuel the Diabetic Scout

October 24, 2010 | 8:53 pm

I’m a bit behind on this one. I meant to blog about it last week. I was asked by Samuel’s Scout leader to come and talk to the local troop about Diabetes. I’ve done a bit of speaking before in … Continue reading


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How did Sam judge the trial

October 24, 2010 | 7:43 pm

So the trial is over. Three days attached to a Roche Accucheck Aviva Combo, to give it it’s full name. What to report? Well…. Samuel struggled slightly on the first night because it woke him up a couple of times. … Continue reading


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It’s officially cold now

October 24, 2010 | 8:27 am

Went out with John this morning…. This piccie was taken in Provence. The sky this morning was a similar colour (once the sun had come up!!). But it wasn’t as warm. Nothing like!! I haven’t looked at a thermometer but … Continue reading


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Pictures and words

October 18, 2010 | 7:17 pm

The old adage of a picture and a 1000 words and all that… I tried very hard to describe this a couple of weeks ago when we were deciding on Samuel’s Insulin Pump, and failed. A picture or two makes … Continue reading


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A quickie!!

October 18, 2010 | 7:47 am

Don’t have time to ride this morning as the Diabetic nurse is visiting to go through Samuel’s trial Insulin pump. Not going to work till 10ish means I took the chance to have a quick run with the dog. I … Continue reading


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