Gremlins Strike!

Guru Singh – ‘Singh of the Mountains‘ – is challenging himself to cycle over the Alps in aid of Cancer Research. Despite his cold, I’m delighted to say that ‘Crossing Europe on a Bike Called Reggie‘ and ‘Along The Med on a Bike Called Reggie‘ are helping to keep his spirits up:

Singh of the Mountains

Seven days already into the new year! The start in our household in spite of all the confidence of a nascent New Year turned out to be a mini disaster, namely I have picked up one of my rare colds. No, not man flu but something worse.

I used to get regular, once a year, colds which used to drain me physically and mentally and send everyone around me into despair. As I got older I have had less and less of these colds. I can actually trace the source of this one. During a recent examination of a baby I found myself covered in snot when the cooing baby decided to sneeze in my face and deposit a trillion virus laden droplets all over me. The things we have to do on the front line in the name of preserving the human race! Ah well any excuse to try…

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  1. I feel your pain. Having cycled from Worcester to Istanbul I decided to complete the trip by heading in the opposite direction to the tip of the Dingle Peninsula, the most Westerly point in Europe. I had a window of opportunity in which to do it comfortably and tour round the south West of Ireland for a bit. Lo and behold I was knocked for six just before my departure date by a proper flu bug, completely out of the blue. I set off a week late and found myself too weak to cover the daily mileage I intended. Not good.


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