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Bristol--Bath--NT--Sustrans

Bristol--Bath--NT--SUSTRANSMarch 2014. Wow factor 10/10 This was the first ZYCLING adventure this year, and it was the Kalkhoff's turn.Not one that was planned , just fell into my lap top so to speak. At the end of February I visited Wales for my brothers seventieth, and went on to Litchfield to...
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Meals on Zycling Wheels 3

Beetroot and potato purée Ingredients : onions, garlic, coriander ,potatoes, tin tomatoes,Beetroot Chop and sweat onions and herbs, add cubed Beetroot , tomatoes,and potatoes.When cooked stand and blend, I use a hand electric whisk worth investing in less hassle than a blender , easier to clean and you can work directly...
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The Precepts (1)of ZYCLING more fully explored

The Precepts (1) of ZYCLING more fully Explored 1) There must be no sense of urgency For most of us the idea of going on a cycle ride usually means a range of 10 to 20 miles with a destination in mind. For the handful of Round- the -World cyclist it...
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Seven Sins

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What is a Buddhist and how does it feel to be one

WHAT IS A BUDDHIST AND HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE ONEFrom a talk I gave to my meditation group Looking at this blank sheet of paper I'm wondering if to start building up some kind of identity is what a Buddhist isn't, so let me share some of my experiences...
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Zen Walking on Dartmoor

ZEN WALKING on DARTMOOREaster 2013                                          wow factor 9/10 Having got back single-handedly from Japan prematurely, I was looking around for some action. Wading through the emails, I saw coming up an...
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Back in the Good Old UK

Back in the Good Old UK         wow factor 10/10 Spring 2013 This is my first real trip since I returned from OZ. It's the May bank holiday, its not enough that they heist all our dough, the sky is clear and the daytime sunshine is almost hot,...
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Paris -money-and the American Dream

Paris -money-and the American Dream June 2013                              wow factor 8/10 Last year I visited a friend and his wife by Bus to Paris, an overnight ride for £15. This year it's by train for £32.50 taking two...
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Thoughts on the Guide

THOUGHTS on the GUIDE In precept 6. I mention the GUIDE and a suggested reading. The book is fine, but the author puts rather a lot of emphasis on God. This isn't really necessary, your Guide is with you at a very early age, but we are often discouraged in developing...
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Devon C to C Best Camp site with Bike Friday june 2013 wow factor 10/10

DEVON C to C – BEST CAMPSITE – with BIKE FRIDAY devon June 2013 On the train I overheard someone talk about the 3B's, so my fertile imagination conjured up this bizarre tale. (In the style of Adam Curtis) Once upon a time there was three B's; Blair, Bush, and Berlusconi.Blair,...
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US of A- Amtrak- Bike Friday and George W Bush wow factor 10/10

b2ap3_thumbnail_image-1.jpegUS of A – AMTRAK – BIKE FRIDAY – and GEORGE W BUSH USA Summer 2004 After 32 years I was returning to the country that I fell in love with 22 years earlier. And 5 years before that, VE Day, when I was 7 years old, I remember taking the...
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Cruise to Antarctica- Argey Bargey- a Nazi and Brompton

Cruise to Antarctica – Argey Bargey – a Nazi – and the Brompton cameSometime in 2005 Several years ago I had the ridicules notion to take a cruise to the Antarctica, as its the only way to visit the bottom of the world.Everything started fine, and I arranged to return from...
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You Dont Have to be Jewish to Enjoy Zycling

YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE JEWISH TO ENJOY ZYCLINGThe above is a paraphrase from a poster ad that proliferated around New York in the 60s, for rye bread I think. Anyhow I thought I would explore in this jotting my Jewish identity or lack of it.   When I was a...
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Diet, Fasting and Exercise for a Zyclist

DIET and FASTING for a ZYCLISTGeorge Orwell from The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), after describing the horror of working class life in the slums, he then turns on parts of the progressive side of the Socialist Movement: "One sometimes gets the impression that the mere words Socialism and Communism draw...
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Zycling around India with a Brompton

ZYCLING around INDIA with Brompton     wow factor 8/10(go east old man) Winter 2012 My first knowledge about India, was from the letters my dad sent during the second world war. He had been posted there for a couple of years having a great time cycling through the jungle and...
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Radio and Reality

Radio and Reality It seems that I've used the Radio as a companion for much of my life. In fact right this moment the BBC four Sunday program is on in the background of the I Pad. As a child the wireless was far more influential to my growing sense of...
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Meals on Wheels Eating the Zyclist Way

 Meals on Wheels Eating the ZYCLIST way. This will be the first of an occasional attempt at offering a typical three course meal that is healthy, not too expensive and delicious. It's also easy to pack in a flask to take on your travels . Puree of Vegetable & Chick Pea...
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Pedal Power at Age 100

b2ap3_thumbnail_tricycle.jpgPedal power! The tricycle champ who still bikes five miles a week aged 100Richard Howard, who won three tricycle gold medals before the start of the Second World War, still bikes five miles a week despite just becoming a centenarian. When you reach the milestone of turning 100, most already live...
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Three Cheers for this Amazing Woman

b2ap3_thumbnail_amazing-women.jpgThree cheers for this amazing woman who pushed through this cycle safety campaign against lots of official indifference A year ago every household in the city had just received their forms about 20mph limits and now we have our roundels (well with the odd exceptions of Blackberry Lane, Florence Road due...
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Who is watching you?


(RT is funded by our old friend Mr. Putin who loves stirring it up. A bit like me!)
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