A Visit to Middle England

. . . but where is Middle England? Coton in the Elms is furthest from the sea. Meriden, near Coventry, has been the traditional centre of England for a long time. However, the Ordnance Survey has now calculated the exact geographical centre, defined as the centroid of a flat outline of England. I don't know … Continue reading A Visit to Middle England

Visit to New Swannington Primary School

If you have followed this blog, you will know that the entry for February 9th, 2019, "Reaching Out" explains how I came to be in touch with the School, how delighted I was to receive 20 letters asking me questions about the LEJoG ride. Well, after an exchange of emails with Mrs Carr, the enterprising … Continue reading Visit to New Swannington Primary School

Darlington, 10th October, 2018. Last Blog on LEJoG

The BikeMy Ribble Sportive 365 performed very well, with minimal attention. Didn’t pump the tyres (Schwalbe marathon extras) up once in the 18 days. Put some oil on the chain every few days. Didn’t wash it once! The mountain bike gearing (see the website) was just right for me and most changes were impeccable. Shipped … Continue reading Darlington, 10th October, 2018. Last Blog on LEJoG