A big bright sparkling morning saw me flying through Penzance to land on the decks of the Scilllonian – the rampant-with-school-children-ferry that delivered me and mount to the Scilly Isles – where it was grey and cold and raining. After spending a leisurely morning cycling around every cyclable road (there’s not a lot of roads […]
Archive for August, 2001
Josie’s Progress (or lack of it) So Far DEPARTURE DATE: April 25 2001 MILES CYCLED: 1692 NUMBER OF PUNCTURES: 1 NUMBER OF BANANAS EATEN: 402 NUMBER OF TIMES PEOPLE SAY ‘YOU NEED AN ENGINE ON THAT!’; Too Many When I was 12 I cycled a 5 speed way-too-big-for-me bike from Portsmouth to Land’s End. It […]
Josie will be appearing at the following: Wednesday 10th October – Basingstoke Literature Festival, 7.30 pm, at Overton Library, 19-20 Westminster House, Porter’s Walk, Basingstoke Monday 15th October – Waterstone’s, 7 pm, at 24 Orchard Square, Sheffield Tuesday 16th October – Melton Mowbray, Sheffield, 7.30 pm, at Sage Cross Street Methodist Church.
As mentioned in Josie’s update of July 12th, Paul Butterworth, manager of Unicam Therapeutic Pedal Systems, made Josie a special pedal a few years ago when her knee went wonky. The photos show a Unicam pedal in detail, and Darren using one of the pedal systems which allows him to ride a bike despite severe […]