Every month I set myself the challeng of trying 5 new things. They can be big things like visiting a country for the first time, or small things like trying a new app or a new type of food. Even so, to find 5 every month can be a bit of a challenge sometimes, and… Continue reading Favourite new things I tried in 2017
A while ago I signed up for Bike&Go, a scheme which allows you to rent bikes outside train stations. On my first trip, we cycled the short distance to The Milk Barn, a local dairy where you can buy homemade ice cream. On my second trip, we’d planned to go to Linlithgow, a town about… Continue reading I made it to Linlithgow!
As usual, this month I’ve been going out of my way to try new things. It’s a habit I strongly recommend and I always enjoy looking back at the end of the month to see what I’ve been able to try. This month I’ve tried: Visiting Arran This Easter we visited the Isle… Continue reading New things I tried in April
I’m not a great cyclist. I basically didn’t do it at all between the ages of 12 and 25, at which point P decided that this would not stand and during a trip to Aviemore, hand my cycling up and down the garden, on the grass, to remind me how it was done. They might… Continue reading Cycling along the Union Canal to The Bridge 49 Cafe
Last weekend when we woke up on Sunday (late, but not that late really, because of daylight savings) it was gloriously sunny outside. So, we took the opportunity to try out two things. 1. Bike and Go and 2. The Milk Barn When we lived in Glasgow I made occasional use of the bike rental… Continue reading It was sunny! So we cycled to The Milk Barn
One of my new Year’s resolutions for 2016 was to try as many new things as I could. Most months I succeeded and managed to share a post about the new things I’d been trying. Some months I failed but, then, it has been kind of a busy year. I think this is a really… Continue reading Favourite new things I tried in 2016
It’s that time of month again! At the end of each month I discuss new things I’ve been trying in the past ~30 days, usually aiming for five items. This is part of what was one of my New Year’s Resolutions this year: Try new things. That said, I think I’ll probably just keep it… Continue reading New things I tried in July
You know how everyone always says you never forget how to ride a bike? Well, they’re wrong. When I was 10 years old I could ride a bike but by the time I was 20 I couldn’t. Granted, I didn’t pick up a bike once in those ten years but to be honest, even as… Continue reading Cycling