Tag: BBC

Mark Beaumont approaches Ushuaia

I woke up this morning to find that someone from Ushuaiaย had visited the blog. This mythical place (the French even have an ecologicalย television programme named after the town) is of course the destination of Mark Beaumont on his top to bottom trek of the Americas. The information above […]

One week on WordPress

My free transfer from Blogger (sponsored by Google) to WordPress seems to have gone well and I haven’t lost my readership. At least I think I haven’t; the statistics supplied by WordPressย for the first week are in the picture and are at least comparable with my latter days […]

Blogger…and celebrity

Blogger is playing up; I’ve mentioned the disappearance of my counter already today and now my voter numbers over there on the right have dropped from 50 (this morning) to 43 (this evening). It’s also taking a long time for some of the widgits to appear. All very […]

Sanoodi Mapping

I need to remember this: Sanoodi mapping. It is a way of recording your route, en route and showing it live via the Internet. Oli Broom (Cycling to the Ashes) appears to use it (although it is credited on the map on his site with two other companies: […]

Adventurer Update

Itโ€™s been a while since I have mentioned any of the cycling adventurers who have inspired me over the past 18 months or so….Mark Beaumont: he is in Peru and still going strong. Not sure when he is due to arrive in Ushuaia, Argentina โ€“ his final destination. […]

Cycling to the Ashes

Here is another cyclist to follow: Oli Broom (from Maidenhead of all places – not too far from me!) is cycling, as it says on the tin, to Australia: Cycling to the Ashes. From the BBC website: A cricket fan has begun a charity cycle trek from Lord’s […]