Tag Archives: Cycling

Christmas break: camping up west 

We don’t tend to get away much: being self employed means no work = no pay. Christmas closure is normal in Southland so we tend to use that period for a break if we can. We decided to go camping, … Continue reading

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Vlog 6: Timaru coastal ramblings

Today was a cycling swimming and walking day; I was in my element: if it wasn’t for the killer coastal dog and the lack of mountain bike skills on my part! I feel much more able on a bike and … Continue reading

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Tough times 

It’s been a bit of a nightmare week, but I was able to also have my first true weekend off in quite a long time: a week of two halves to be sure. 

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A break in the bleak: the sun shines on the Highlanders!

It’s been a bleak week weather wise: unprecedented snow up in the mountains, and the New Zealand a herald was reporting that we had the ‘worst weather event on the planet’ at the time. Nice. Winter has arrived! Still, only 1 … Continue reading

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Wanaka weekend

This weekend we headed to Wanaka, it was planned to be an action packed sporting weekend, starting with the Big Ruby swim (3.8km open water) on Saturday, followed my M&M team entry to Sovereign triathlon Wanaka on Sunday.

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