Monthly Archives: January 2010

The happy loser

Tonight was poker night and despite there only being one winner everybody went home happy.  I play Texas hold ’em against a few old mates once every month or so and and it’s always entertaining and fun, even when I … Continue reading

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Bike Friday under new management

The Prestwich leg of the Manchester Bike Friday cycle commute was under new management for 2010 as ‘Cat’ lead us into town. The previous leaders Jonathan and Liz are in the process of moving to Saddleworth and will be busy … Continue reading

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Back on track

I rode in 4 times this week which has given me my target cycle mileage and I swam at lunchtime on Thursday.  This wasn’t as satisfying as usual and I felt distracted as I had plenty to think about whilst … Continue reading

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Falling off

I had 2 falls today.  The first was predictably from my bike as I hit some ice.  More than anything it was really annoying as I had carefully walked to the nearest snow free section of road from my house and had … Continue reading

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Winter Training

The freezing weather isn’t hampering my training too much.  After the best part of a month off, due more to back pain than bad weather, I have started the new year with renewed energy.  I had set myself a target … Continue reading

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We all very much enjoyed the snow over the Christmas holidays and spent a few days building snowmen, throwing snowballs and sledging as a family, it was almost literally the icing on the cake that was Christmas 2009.  My Father-in-law … Continue reading

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Following The Star

Today our church joined in the launch of the Prestwich Mission Partnership as St. Mary’s linked up with its two neighbours: St. Gabriel’s and St. Margaret’s.  Legally the only change is that each member of clergy is licensed to preside at a service in … Continue reading

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