Category Archives: Cycling

Land’s End to John o’ Groats on the National Cycle Network – the challenge

This article was written for ‘The Ranger’, the Sustrans Volunteer Rangers Newsletter, and an edited version was published in the Autumn 2007 edition. I first cycled from Land’s End to John o’ Groats in May/June 2006. I was pleased I’d … Continue reading

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Land’s End to John o’ Groats on the National Cycle Network

This article was written for 'The Ranger', the Sustrans Volunteer Rangers Newsletter, and an edited version was published in the Autumn 2007 edition. I first cycled from Land's End to John o' Groats in May/June 2006. I was pleased I'd … Continue reading

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Land’s End to John o’ Groats on the National Cycle Network

From 27/7/07 to 7/9/07 I cycled with friends from Land’s End to John o’ Groats. I attempted to do the 1,200mile trip on the National Cycle Network in 12 days. I planned the turn by turn route and published it … Continue reading

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The Participation Ride 2007

From 27 August to 7 September I was blogging by way from Land’s End to John o’ Groats on a bicycle. The blog is over here. The 12-day, 1250-mile challenge started from Land’s End on 27 August and finished at … Continue reading

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The Participation Ride 2007

From 27 August to 7 September I was blogging by way from Land's End to John o' Groats on a bicycle. The blog is over here. The 12-day, 1250-mile challenge started from Land's End on 27 August and finished at … Continue reading

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Sustainable Rural Communities – what do we mean? Is this a pipedream?

There are problems with the word ‘sustainable’. First of all, it’s just an adjective and can be stuck on the front of anything: sustainable living, sustainable funding, sustainable farming. So to say: “We are sustainable” is so ambiguous as to … Continue reading

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Sustainable Rural Communities – what do we mean? Is this a pipedream?

  There are problems with the word 'sustainable'. First of all, it's just an adjective and can be stuck on the front of anything: sustainable living, sustainable funding, sustainable farming. So to say: “We are sustainable” is so ambiguous as … Continue reading

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Land’s End to John o’ Groats – I didn’t just want wake up and be 50

Yes, I decided that I didn’t just want to wake up on 6/6/06 and ‘be fifty’. Instead I was cycling along the shores of the lochs of the Great Glen on that day – magic. I blogged the preparation for … Continue reading

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The Participation 2006

From 29 May to 7 June 2006 I was blogging my way from Land’s End to John o’ Groats on a bicycle. The blog is over here. I covered 980 miles in 10 days and raised £1,090 for ruralnet|uk‘s Participation … Continue reading

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