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Out. and About. In August a monthly romp in an entertaining way pt 2

Out And About  In August a monthly Romp in an entertaining way pt2 Out It’s Exercise day but the path to Midhurst hasn’t been touched for ages, so it’s overgrown and very muddy in parts. ( it was because of this condition that I was knocked off the road ) It’s festival...
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Out and About

Out and About
The ultimate German e bike 
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Out and About

Y Out.  And   About    A monthly romp in an entertaining way pt.1 As my ageing wings have been clipped I’m not going to terrorise the long suffering world quite so much . So with the falling pound and not wanting to pick it up and add to the pollution problems I might...
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Going on a family holiday and staying Buddhist

Going on a family holiday and staying Buddhist
Being on holiday with my family , and trying to be Buddhist Luckily we picked the third week in July for a family holiday Kindly arranged by daughter-in-law using some of the compensation money that I received from the cycle accident. So my number two son and daughter in law and...
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My. First. Bike Ride. Alone

My.  First. Bike    Ride.   Alone
I was doing some tidying up and came across this print out ( before I started my blog I think) as I hadn’t published it yet , I contacted Sally to ask her permission So here it is in glorious technicolour my first Zycling hero   Hi Tony although it’s a...
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Tony Golding
Sally as far as I know your the first person to actually take Zycling seriously.tony
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 5:05 PM
Tony Golding
Sally , you’re the first person to actually take Zycling seriously, Tony
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 5:05 PM
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Austerity. Good. Or Bad ?

  We usually think about austerity in the economic sense . Our wonderful post war Welfare State is being whittled away by greedy wealth, who have confused a spiritual concept to further enrich themselves . In 1948 Britain held the first Post War Olympic Games in London , referred to as...
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Up and running —- just about

Up and running —- just about
Well it's been rather a long time since the last post, so let me fill you in . Last summer I went with my brother and friends up the Elba again, but it felt very different with others but Germany was as delightful as ever. I'm afraid with Brexit and our...
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Getting over the New World

Getting over the New World
Getting over the New World    Coming home after some of my recent trips I've "come down" felt a bit low, after all the excitement. But this summer on my return from North America I really hit the floor. It felt worse because of all my zycling philosophy, it shouldn't happen!...
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North America 55 the end  finished with a selfy   The final curtain, on the trip that is.   So what can I say abuut Canada, and Canadians , that lovely way they pronounce about, in fact perhaps I should not say anymore. Well let me tell you a little story....
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North America 54 picture Stampede    Am I a security risk?    John and Coleen have two teenage daughters and the youngest is sixteen today and we all went Ten Pin Bowling. I haven't done this for fifty years and as I've shrunk a bit and the bowls have got larger...
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North America 53 picture Mounties    The Truth according to Greyhound ( leave the driving to us )   Found a bunk at the International hostel which is on the Canada Day Parade Route which happens tomorrow 1st July .  And so it came to pass, not quite the Pasadena Rose Parade, but nice...
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North America 52  picture on the couch with Alice    Hanging out with Alice      It's interesting how much that remark the other day hurt. Talking to Katie on the hike she thought that women don't bond in the same way as men, who she considered more accepting. Whereas women...
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North America 51 picture Ukrainian    Don't emigrate from a country that becomes the enemy      A quick definition is  maybe called for ; a Tourist is someone who sees what he goes to see, whereas a Traveller sees what he sees. I got that out of a Servas handbook,...
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North America 50 picture Lake Louise    Let's join the Tourist   I chickened out on the pool, how could it measure up to the Korean lake! After playing some more on the IPad I returned to the bike to bring up the bags and who should turn up but Kirk...
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North America 49  picture Alex and Kirk    Alone once again     Lying in the tent, feeling slightly annoyed about staying in a camp site ( as its quite noisy with a few vehicle movements around the camp and lots from the nearby road.) Should we have chanced the Bears...
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North America 48 picture mysterious old road    A hostel to write home about     After the hotel letting me post that Grizzly story, I take back my nasty slurs about the integrity of the organisation, after all the mails must get through!  And the tourists deserve everything that they...
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North America 47 picture Sky Walk to post    The thoughts of Chairman Golding      Well things didn't turn out too badly Pierre made friends with the bear, luckily he had enough porridge and I left them to it. So tonight I'm settling down at the Honeymoon Lake camp site...
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North America 46 picture from dome    Sometimes life can be a long wait.     At breakfast the Abbot gave us another wide ranging chat which covered Existentialist Philosophers and writers , charlatans and saints. It almost measured up to a similar Breakfast chat at Chithurst when Ajahn Sumedo was...
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North America 45 picture monastery Kuti    Simply sumptuous     While I was waiting for the pick up I got chatting to a high school girl who's parents were doctors. She explained the the local Uni had quite a low qualification entry, and she would like to go to Vancouver...
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North America 44 Kamloops Valley and the Thompson River   Real or True, you decide.   I'm back at that motel and I know Kamloops the hard way as this town is built on hills. My mistake was I didn't check out where the monastery actually was because its quite a...
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