They don't happen all that often - in fact I am struggling to recall a weekend this memorable - hence my blog post (written while I pinch myself repeatedly!) Saturday - World Suicide Prevention Day I went for a morning ride, a recovery ride (a gentle spin out on the open road), following my hill … Continue reading A WEEKEND TO REMEMBER
Here's some words (five hundred to be precise) that came to me yesterday morning while I contemplated going to church or going for a long cycle ride. I have been given a challenge by Cycling Weekly to cycle one hundred miles in September. This will be my longest ride ever. At my current average speed … Continue reading The Road
While I was out on a cycle ride yesterday, further exploring cycle path 10, lots of things caught my eye, none of which I took a picture of. Nonetheless, in the evening I found myself reflecting on a street name I'd seen. The following one hundred word flash fiction story, inspired by that street name, … Continue reading The Went
Here's a piece of my flash fiction at the upper word limit for flash fiction of five hundred words. This piece was inspired by the style of Geoff Le Pard's flash fiction in his decidedly different flash fiction anthology Life In A Conversation. His anthology is well worth a read, in my humble opinion! THE … Continue reading The Invisible Bike
Despite focussing on flash fiction stories involving cycles and cyclists as I have been undertaking my cycle 5000 miles in a year challenge for charity (more details if you are interested here), occasionally a story surfaces that doesn't conform to what I am trying to do. Which is okay. Sometimes those stories feel good enough … Continue reading NUMBERS, NUMBERS
Was cycling back from a wonderful evening ride, when I had to stop and take this picture. Right now, I don't think any words I might conjure could do this justice.
Well, okay, not such a short break, nearly a three year break. Breaks are good. The number three is good. One... two... three... I am tentatively dipping my toes back in the blogosphere now. Thank you to Linda, aka SpiritualDragonfly, for the offline nudge to try and find my voice again. Losing one's voice isn't … Continue reading Back After A Short Break