Monday, 13 August 2012

One Direction

I think that is what I need in life , I don't mean the manufactured boy band One Direction I mean One Direction to go in, and at the moment that can only be up.

I am pretty pissed off at the moment with everything, I am worried about all these tests I am having even though they will probably come back that they can't find anything serious ( hopefully ) but you can't help stressing about it,

I have had a few problems with the EX WIFE lately which I wont go into on here just don't sit next to me in the pub or I will bore the arse off you over them.

Life in general has been a bit up and down and not in my normal routine and the last couple of months the weather has been shite on the whole which has resulted in less riding of my bike I am about 450 miles down on last year and this year is a year I wanted to improve on last year !

All this tends to make me return to my usual comfort crutch food and drink I hate to use the term but it's a vicious cycle.

I have been pissed off and angry a couple of times this week and I have gone out and got takeaways , why do I do that ? I said I was going to cut down on drinking and I haven't , why not ? Have I got some self destruct button ?????

My weight is static at 15st 7 lbs and doesn't seem to budge

I need a big fucking boot to kick me up the arse and get back on track.

Moan fucking moan moan moan........... you get the picture

Anyway on a positive note I managed to get out on the bike over the weekend with my two youngest Joe and Billy and we had a ride on the Transpennine trail to Spike Island along the canal we managed 10 miles round trip and I'm glad the boys made it without too much effort, we did get rained on though on the way back and in true dad style I had not taken any coats or anything for them so they did a bit of whinging but on the whole we enjoyed it and Billy is now re-christened Billy Wiggins he just needs to wait about 12 years before he can grow the sideburns.

An estate agent would describe this as a fixer upper 

On the trail

The boys quenching their thirst 

Monday, 6 August 2012

I'm back

I'm back from abroad after 4 days in Caernarfon we have had sun. rain. more rain. torrential rain, thunder and lightening more sun and some more rain.
So pretty typical for this time of year then a summer in the UK. I'm from Manchester so I am used to it.

Caernarfon  Castle

However we did manage to go the beach, catch crabs ( off the quayside) eat ice cream, paddle in the sea, eat fish and chips, fly a kite, drink beer (me) climb a hill, skim stones have a BBQ, and have a general good time.

Here's Billy my youngest  proving we did go to the beach, although I do make him walk 5 paces behind me wearing a Liverpool shirt !!! What do you expect .

Busy week ahead I have to have a blood pressure monitor fitted today and removed tomorrow the a heart scan on Wednesday and back to work.

Why can't life just be one big holiday

Wednesday, 1 August 2012


I think I am going to grow some sideburns

What can you say other than well done Wiggo .

I think I have spent most of the last week watching cycling on TV rather than riding but it's all been good , Unlucky for Cav though but you cant have it all and the track cycling starts tomorrow with team GB in a good position .

Anyway I'm off abroad again tomorrow for a few days I am taking my two youngest to Caernarfon in North Wales for a few days, my mate Rob has a static caravan he is letting me use so we are off there and if the rain stops I may even get on a beach with them, sadly I am not taking bikes my car will be loaded and the rack I have doesn't fit my car so not much cycling this week either.

See you next week