Monthly Archive: March 2015

The Weekends start here!

I love putting the clock forward for British Summer Time and the lighter evenings. It heralds the start of the busy season and the first event for me is the Pioneer Run. But first Kempton… Yes, it’s all getting too busy already! On Saturday when I should have been at some temple, building up body and mind for this strenuous event – or at least working out what tools and clothing I needed for the morrow – I was off at Kempton Park buying a bit…

Goodbye, little star.

Sorry to deviate a bit from the usual theme of this site… But this month, very sadly, we had to say goodbye to Neville, Judy’s 15 year-old English Toy Terrier. For various reasons, Neville spent the last few years keeping our mate, Frank Clarke, company (Frank the Sprinter, Classic Bike Aug 2013)  but when shortly before Christmas he started showing symptoms of kidney failure we took him back to try to give him the extra care he needed. He’s done very well and was…

Time is money and money, time; they say…

Well I don’t seem to have much of either, but I certainly spend a lot of my time in order to save money; am I just chasing my tail? See, when it comes to Scotts, the glorious nickel plated radiator could be described as both its most attractive and its most off-putting feature. It looks great and the whole idea of a practical water cooling system dating before the Great War is a major talking point but sooner or later someone will have to spend a…