• Day 29 of #DoddieAid - only chores.

    Today’s miles: 1.8
    January miles: 239.18

    Do you know that moment when your german shepherd leaps at your wall-mounted TV when it sees an animated bird that it really wants to chase, and cracks the screen beyond repair?

    Yeah, that.

  • Day 28 of #DoddieAid - running like a fish.

    Today’s miles: 7.52
    January miles: 237.38

    A word picture is worth a thousand stills.

  • Day 27 of #DoddieAid - Tour de Zwift 2022, stage 5.

    Today’s miles: 14.22
    January miles: 230.86

    Zwift screenshot
  • Day 26 of #DoddieAid - know thyself.

    Today’s miles: 2.73
    January miles: 216.64

    Another UCAS (UK university application) deadline flies by. Now we wait.

  • Day 25 of #DoddieAid - am I meant to be exercising?

    Today’s miles: 2.92
    January miles: 213.91

  • Day 24 of #DoddieAid - restless day.

    Today’s miles: 3.23
    January miles: 210.99

    Finally set up a discord account. i presume therefore that all the right people have already moved to something else.

  • Day 23 of #DoddieAid - git on thi push iron.

    Today’s miles: 11.09
    January miles: 207.76

    One of the unsettling things about Zwift is cycling on virtual roads that you have ridden the real equivalents of. It’s the same. But it’s not. It’s not worse, just different.

  • Day 22 of #DoddieAid - Tour de Zwift 2022, stage 4.

    Today’s miles: 11.96
    January miles: 196.67

    Zwift screenshot
  • Day 21 of #DoddieAid - more procrastination.

    Today’s miles: 4.47
    January miles: 184.71

    Did you know? - 1 in 300 people are at risk of developing the incurable MND in their lifetime.

  • Day 20 of #DoddieAid - 5k, with 100m of up.

    Today’s miles: 6.77
    January miles: 180.24

    I said. I did. No pictures. It’s for the best.

  • Just one of the reasons to watch pro cycling:

    “This is the valley where in 218 B.C., Hannibal came through here with 90000 men and 10000 horsemen and thirty seven elephants on his way back home…”

    Mini-Stories: Volume 14 - 99% Invisible

  • Day 19 of #DoddieAid - didn’t get to Zwift tonight, because work.

    Today’s miles: 3.07
    January miles: 173.47

    If I say now that I will ‘run’ 5k after work tomorrow is it more likely to happen?

  • Day 18 of #DoddieAid - mostly exercising my mind.

    Today’s miles: 2.57
    January miles: 170.4

    Spent my working day in Visual Studio. SSRS. Learning by doing.

  • Day 17 of #DoddieAid - Tour de Zwift 2022, stage 3.

    Today’s miles: 15.19
    January miles: 167.63

    Zwift screenshot
  • We cannot get wired broadband at home, so we gave Starlink serious consideration. Coincidentally my wife wants another cat. 🤔

    Outdoor Cats Are Using $500 Starlink Satellite Dishes as Self-Heating Beds - Smithsonian Magazine

  • Day 16 of #DoddieAid - and another 5k.

    Today’s miles: 4.54
    January miles: 152.44

    Selfie in My Name'5 Doddie snood
  • Day 15 of #DoddieAid - Tour de Zwift 2022, stage 2.

    Today’s miles: 11.64
    January miles: 147.90

    Climbing Box Hill…

    Zwift screenshot
  • Day 14 of #DoddieAid - another rest day?

    Today’s miles: 3.11
    January miles: 136.26

    Meh. Should have been doing TdZ Stage 2.

  • Day 13 of #DoddieAid - rest day.

    Today’s miles: 1.12
    January miles: 133.15

    Just because I have had enough, don’t let me stop you!

  • Day 12 of #DoddieAid - my first Zwift meet up.

    Today’s miles: 21.95
    January miles: 132.03

    “It’s his party and he’ll lie if he wants to.” - almost Lesley Gore / Barbara Gaskin*

    *delete as appropriate

  • Day 11 of #DoddieAid - just walking.

    Today’s miles: 4.6
    January miles: 110.08

    “Not surprised the ceiling’s fallen in, just surprised it didn’t happen yesterday.” - almost Eeyore

  • Day 10 of #DoddieAid - Tour de Zwift 2022, stage 1.

    Today’s miles: 13.09
    January miles: 105.48

    Zwift screenshot
  • Day 9 of #DoddieAid - and the big wheel keeps on turning.

    Today’s miles: 10.29
    January miles: 92.39

    Read the My Name'5 Doddie strategic plan?

  • Day 8 of #DoddieAid - back to indoor cycling.

    Today’s miles: 10.15
    January miles: 82.10

    The day of the snood.

  • Finished reading: The Girl With The Louding Voice by Abi Daré 📚

    At times a sweet, coming of age tale of a young Nigerian girl; but also a sequence of harrowing life events that shouldn’t happen to a 14 year old girl - but in reality are all too common.