Avoiding Friction

‘’You’re tired, whatever.’’   As most cyclists know, this is probably the most common phrase heard from our other halves in response to whatever moody utterance we have made post ride. Queue: World War Ten only, without the physical violence please as I’m too weak to get up… ''How best are we to deal with …

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Mosquitos: a Commentary on Life’s Utter Bastards

I had been warned, by a French colleague, to be extra wary of the mosquitos in Southern France. I ignored him, on account of him being Parisian and not, therefore, actually from the South. My mother tells stories of how, as a baby in Australia, I used to be fodder for the little buggers and …