Cynical and reluctant, that was my initial reaction to this product, actually that’s my reaction to most new things, it’s on a reflection on the product at all but on the point in life I have reached. My concerns were not whether or not it would work, but did I really need it and do […]

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What happened I really was unsure, should I keep this personal, it is after all quite invasive surgery, my Bulgarian teacher said ‘your books are very personal perhaps you should share this too.’ Sam Manicom suggested posting on my behalf, I was reluctant, I’m not a fan of sympathy seeking posts “hugs hon, thinking of […]

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I knew this day was coming, much like I know my own day is coming, for purely selfish reasons I hoped both those days would be after the end of January 2016. Because that was the day I would be at Hammersmith Odeon (or whatever it’s called this week) to celebrate 40 years of Motorhead […]

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The streets are lined with pavement cafes endless tables of mostly older gentlemen drinking chai whilst indulging in their weekly catch up. I see a phone shop, I bet I can get a new memory card there; I pull up and weave my way through the maze of tables on the pavement. I can’t quite […]

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Having just finished Ureka, my talented, witty and modest friend Bob Staunch, felt inspired to write this song. He sampled my voice, edited it and took my ramblings out of context, making for a funny but incredibly catchy little ditty.Warning it’s a bit of an ear worm.

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So the unspectacular conclusion to the drama is, after a phone call a day from Eurobreakdown and its insurers, checking details and scenarios, I got an offer of £200, as an apology and compensation. Off guard and apathetic I accepted it. Game over. However the big thing that came out of this was the power […]

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Eurobreakdown non-service

On Friday my 18 day European summer bike trip started. First, up through North Wales to the HU meeting in Ireland, and then a quick sprint to Bulgaria for the HU event there the following weekend. Not exactly my time frame of choice, to pass through so many countries and cover so much distance. However […]

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This news may be a week old but it’s new to me. This link tells the story. HUBB UK Sam Manicom has let everyone know that after 8 years of helping out he’s withdrawing from the organisation side of the HUBB UK. The post says they are looking for volunteers to fill the void he will […]

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Different Natures and different covers, hundreds of the bloody things. There I was riding through Central America when I was hit by a divine flash of inspiration, it’s not unusual, some of my clearest thoughts and dearest wisdoms have come to me through an open visor. However this particular inspired thought was simply wrong. I’m […]

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I haven’t really been keeping this up to date have it? Where once were blogs and news there is now Facebook and Twitter, it’s instant and easy. And I think it’s this instant ease that has generated a general feeling of wanting immediate information, short, concise and pictures, always pictures. Equally having spent the worst […]

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