London 2012 – the reason we’ve watched Le Tour de France 2013?

The last few weeks, Sam and I have been enjoying the Tour de France (TDF) highlights on ITV1 every night at 7pm. Sam was the person to record it and initially my interest was low. But after a few nights, I was as interested as him. Quite quickly we started to recognise the riders, their approaches and tact-ticks. We cheered to see Froome doing well and boo-ed Contador’s often reckless cycling. In past years, we would see the TDF on

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Summer training: tougher than winter?

I was going to train when I got home today (Lou was busy so I didn’t go to the club) but after baking in the sauna that was the train for 30 minutes (it was VERY unpleasant!) I just couldn’t summon the energy to train as soon as I got in. After a light dinner, I decided to train just before 8pm when it started to get a bit cooler. Despite that, after half an hour of kettle bells I

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From cold to hot in, almost, the blink of an eye

The weather this year has been pretty uninspiring on the whole. The winter saw us on a repeated loop through cold > snow > rain > glimmer of hope from February through to May. In early June, things started to perk up a bit, but with temperatures still sitting in the low teens. Suddenly though, less than a fortnight ago, the sun arrived. Now, my it is scorching! So much so that we seem to be at the other end

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (3 & 0). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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