Tag Archives: cycling

Bike ride to Hook of Holland

I cycled from Delft to Hook of Holland and back again earlier today.  I did roughly 45 km, or just under 30 miles.  As with my trip to The Hague yesterday, it was mostly flat and the only uphill gradients … Continue reading

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Bike ride to the beach at Zuiderstrand (The Hague)

I cycled 14 km to the nearest beach at The Hague this morning  It was a stress-free journey both there and back.  The Netherlands is truly a cyclist’s paradise and it’s good to be able to enjoy cycling without having … Continue reading

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Back on the saddle again

My friend has kindly let me borrow her bike, so I ventured out on it twice yesterday, sticking to the nearby vicinity so as to get accustomed to it and to cycling here, which is quite a different experience from … Continue reading

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The last pictures I’ll ever take of Grantham

I’m leaving in 8 days and those 8 days cannot pass quickly enough, although I’m also nervous about it as I’ll be venturing into the unknown.  I’m at my wit’s end with living in Grantham and I will never return … Continue reading

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A sunny day in Peterborough (and nothing bad happened to me)

I was dreading having to go to Peterborough today to visit the self-storage facility just outside the city centre.  I’d been to Peterborough a couple of times before, but never on my own and not recently, so I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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I REALLY need to leave this place for good

I went to Nottingham yesterday on the train and took Persephone (my purple bike that I bought back from New York with me).  I took the train from Grantham as far as Radcliffe, then cycled the rest of the way.  … Continue reading

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Drinking, cycling and overthinking (and an ex is an ex for a reason)

I’m trying really hard to cut down on alcohol, but I keep failing because ‘life’ keeps happening.  Up until yesterday, I’d gone 48 hours without drinking, but after an email argument with my mum, I hit the vodka again and … Continue reading

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