5 July 2009 – cakes, why do I do this to myself?

Double chocolate ginger cakes, not the best idea

Double chocolate ginger cakes, not the best idea

The champagne may have been a bad idea but today I had a worse one. Continue reading

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4 July 2009 – a walk in the park and a champagne celebration

Race For Life training, Woodmill

Race For Life training, Woodmill

I did my Race For Life training this morning and really excelled myself. I made it all the way to Woodmill. Summer has really arrived and it was a beautiful sunny day so the park was crowded. Boys playing football with jumpers as goal posts, cyclists, runners, dog walkers, pushchair pushing mums, toddlers on trikes. It felt like the whole city was gathered in that one little park. The amount of bread being thrown to the swans made me worry about their weight, they’re going to find it hard to swim soon if this good weather keeps up. Continue reading

2 July 2009 – on the road!

On a real road!

On a real road!

It was back to the car park for me today and bay parking. I’m actually getting quite good at it, mind you, that’s without any other cars around. I can’t imagine casually swinging in between two parked cars without turning a hair like Commando does. Still it’s progress, I can reverse into a bay and make it between the white lines all nice and straight nine times out of ten. Continue reading