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A702 bike thefts (Rousse)

The huge traffic jam on the A702 held up all travellers, including cyclists (like TPR on my bike) and runners (including me). When the lights finally changed, we were pleased to take to the road again – until TPR remembered … Continue reading

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Suing CalMac for ruining ‘holiday of a lifetime’ (Rousse)

We disembarked the CalMac ferry in Stornoway and stood on the dock to wait for the staff to bring our bikes up from the car deck. It soon became evident that the bikes were no longer stowed below. Eventually we … Continue reading

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Removal regrets (Rousse)

A woman struck up a conversation with me as I tried to fix a water bottle to my bike. I asked her if she lived in the nearby crescent. ‘If only’, she replied ‘I would love to be able to … Continue reading

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A new home in Howe Street, Edinburgh (Rousse)

We bought 55b Howe Street, Edinburgh. It was a top floor flat offering amazing views of the breakers and puffins on the beach (far better than North Berwick), and a route so short to Glenogle Baths that many of the … Continue reading

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Luggage problems on Lewis (Rousse)

Our flight from Stornoway was in two hours at 9pm and our only means of transport from Uig to the airport was a set of four brand new three speed bikes. Even if we were to cycle at top speed … Continue reading

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Husband hires hit man to kill off wife (Rousse)

It was the end of our holiday. I had almost finished packing the bike panniers in preparation for our journey home when a man rushed into our room, then grabbed and bundled me into the back of his car. He … Continue reading

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Salt mine offers ‘magic’ treatment for eczema (Rousse)

It took a long time to cycle the single tracks roads across the wilderness to the immense quarry, but it was worth the effort. The excavation was enormous. I couldn’t wait to see it close up. We dropped our bikes … Continue reading

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A fold-up four-seater bicycle (Rousse)

EH offered me a lift home from work: on her fold-up four-seater bicycle.

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David Beckham in disguise (Rousse)

I spent the day cycling with David Beckham, his wife Victoria, and their young son. At no point were we recognised, even at a busy London railway station. This was thanks to the clever way that David wore wraparound sunglasses, … Continue reading

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Errant husband proves sex diet builds muscles and attracts women (Rousse)

A sly grin spread across TPR’s face. Keen to learn the source of his amusement, I leant over the kitchen table and snatched the iPad from his hands. My heart sank when I saw the x-rated message on the screen. … Continue reading

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