Family Circuit

Family Circuit

The last weekend living in our current apartment – the move is on next weekend so we’ll be sort of between two apartments for a couple of days, I guess – and we decided to head out and enjoy the sunshine. As I’m still taking it easy on my calf,...
Pots and Pans

Pots and Pans

One of the things I am really looking forward to buying for the new apartment are some pots, pans, and cooking ware. Though I have been cooking for myself for decades now, I’ve really only started to enjoy it in the last couple of years. Experimenting with...
Cross Training

Cross Training

So since the calf injury flared up again last Saturday I have been doing all I can to try and not run. Instead of running or walking in to work I’ve been cycling and, truth be told, enjoying it. The fixed gear bike is as smooth as ever and the weather has been...
Demi Baguette

Demi Baguette

Sometimes I forget basic things. Not often – I’m not some middle-aged doddering idiot – but from time-to-time I misplace things, get clumsy, or just forget things that I made clear mental notes not to forget just hours before. Like this morning, for...
Fan Zone

Fan Zone

The Euro 2016 football competition kicks off in France on Friday and there are a suite of games scheduled for cities around France, including here in Lyon. Also scattered around France are the so-called ‘Fan Zones’. These are areas in the city center that...
Keep Rollin’

Keep Rollin’

Another day, another commute by fixed gear bike into work to save the calf. I decided to take the same route as yesterday and see if it was any quicker rolling through the city. The public transport strike is over – well, until they decide to go out again which...