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Female post bike accident

I’ve been knocked off my bike – and I’m REALLY annoyed

Apologies in advance – this is one of my occasional “ranty blogs”. But I think it’s justified. I am VERY angry. Yesterday I was knocked off my bike. Before I go any further – I’m OK.  I’m very stiff and sore and I’ve got some big bruises on my legs and a couple of scratches. …

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Are we FINALLY going Dutch? A gear change for cycling

Wow! The government has published a bold vision for cycling and walking which is set to revolutionise cycling in England.

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Female cyclist sleeping

Did my active lifestyle cause my post Covid-19 fatigue?

I got mild symptoms of Covid-19, so why have I been too tired to ride  my bike for over 4 months???  Before I start writing this blog I need to make it REALLY clear I have ABSOLUTELY no medical qualifications. I make no claims to be offering any medical advice and have not conducted any…

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Toilet rolls - Erik Mclean - Splash

5 things I wish I’d stockpiled before getting Covid-19 symptoms

With the hindsight of over 2 weeks in self isolation, here’s the top things I’d have stockpiled

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Daffodils at dusk during the coronavirus self isolation

It’s the first day of spring and we’re self isolating

Well, it’s been a long and difficult winter and I’d been SO looking forward to spring finally arriving. And here it is at long last – today is the first day of astronomical spring. The day I’d intended to be sharing with you all my thoughts on how to start planning for springtime and a…

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Coronavirus – 8 reasons why your family should cycle

Life’s about to get a whole lot more difficult (and stressful) thanks to Coronavirus. Here’s 8 ways to make it a little bit better

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Flying Fergus WBD costume for Sutton Cycling Club - one of the easiest World Book Day costumes

The best World Book Day costumes 2020

World Book Day is one of my favourite days of the year on social media, as I get to see all the amazing costumes that kids up and down the country are wearing. It’s been brilliant again this year to see so many cycling inspired costumes. After all, what better way is there to spend…

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Fergus O'Loughlin - why I love cycling with my son

Why I love cycling with my child

It’s Valentines Day and love is in the air!

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Unsplash - Sebastian Huxley - cyclist riding on pavement by themselves

More money for Bikeability – but where are the kids going to cycle?

The other day I received an email from the Department of Transport containing some good news from the government.  Funding for the Bikeability Scheme, which teaches children how to ride their bikes safely, is being doubled to allow all school children in England to receive this training. The commitment will see an additional 400,000 training…

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Wonderful Wild Women 4th Birthday Bash

I am a Wonderful Wild Woman!

Last year I got an email from Sarah at Wonderful Wild Women, asking me if I’d like to speak at their 4th birthday bash, which was taking place the following February. Now, for those of you who haven’t heard of Wonderful Wild Women, they’re a collective of women, doing (as you may have already guessed)…

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